A dark poetry collection written from 1991-1992 and originally released as a self-published chapbook at the end of 1993. In late 2008. Chuck would revisit the title and re-release it under his own imprint 5th World Word in a newly typeset and reformatted trade paperback edition printed on heavy cream-colored acid free paper. He would also provide the illustrations. The companion volume, The Light, is set to be re-released in 2011.