Call Him Demon - Henry Kuttner & CL Moore

Call Him Demon

By Henry Kuttner & CL Moore

  • Release Date: 2014-01-09
  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy


In the 1920s a group of children staying at their grandmother's house realize that one of the uncles who lives there is not a real person, and only arrived there a few weeks before. He is able to exert some kind of mental influence over the adults of the household, which makes them believe he has always been a member of the family. The Wrong Uncle, as they call him , is a kind of projection -- or, more precisely, a detachable limb in human form -- of a creature which lives in a cavern deep beneath the house, accessed by a portal in the attic. The thing has only two emotions: hunger and satiety, and it only eats raw meat