Do Le Fanu's Carmilla or Stoker's Jewel of Seven Stars instead AP. You'll thank me later.
Started and finished Walpole's Castle of Otranto and Chesterton's The Man who was Thursday. Also finished Inferno.
Started The Water Margin. It's...very Chinese. And there's a trillion or so characters who all have weird names I have to keep straight.
Also started Kafka's The Castle. It's...weird? Not so much in a bad way. Closest thing I can link it to is Lovecraft.
Breathing and blinking. You're doing both manually now
Knees bent again, I try pleading for mercy, though none is show, here in hell.
Dead amid living souls, reigning a begger, I surrender