Printer's Devil Court
One murky November evening after a satisfying meal in their Fleet Street lodgings, a conversation between four medical students takes a curious turn and Hugh is initiated into a dark secret.
In the cellar of their narrow lodgings in Printer’s Devil Court and a little used mortuary in a subterranean annex of the hospital, they have begun to interfere with death itself in shadowy experiments beyond the realms of medical ethics.
They call on Hugh to witness an event both extraordinary and terrifying. Almost forty years later, Hugh has occasion to return to his student haunts and the familiar surroundings resurrect peculiar and unpleasant memories of these unnatural events – the true horror of which only slowly becomes apparent ...