lumina means light
I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.
"In art history the word ‘Gothic’ normally refers to various architectural styles of cathedrals built during the Middle Ages. In literature the word refers to the kind of work, usually fiction, that developed during the later eighteenth and earlier nineteenth centuries out of sentimental romance into the Dark Romantic tale of terror.

      — G. R. Thompson, from “Romanticism and the Gothic Tradition”



Your father loves you very much and would do anything to save you. But I love you in a different way. I love you enough to kill you.

Your father loves you very much and would do anything to save you. But I love you in a different way. I love you enough to kill you.



The sweet life

It’s not for me



minathevampireslayer:


"Oh sister, I’m so sorry."
"It’s alright Mina. Welcome home."

Vanessa & Ghost!Mina reunite (don’t ask why ghost!mina has a flower crown I seem to be incapable of drawing her without one)

minathevampireslayer:

"Oh sister, I’m so sorry."

"It’s alright Mina. Welcome home."

Vanessa & Ghost!Mina reunite (don’t ask why ghost!mina has a flower crown I seem to be incapable of drawing her without one)



sixpenceee:

So I found online versions of popular gothic/horror novels. Enjoy and feel free to add to this list!
FRANKENSTEIN BY MARY SHELLEY
THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE  (known as the first gothic novel)
DRACULA BY BRAM STOKER
REBECCA BY DAPHNE DU MAURIER (I read this one, perfect creepiness, tragic romance and a plot twist that will leave you with your mouth hanging open)
MYSTERIES OF UDOLOPHO BY ANN RADCLIFFE
ALL STORIES BY EDGAR ALLEN POE
ALL POEMS BY EDGAR ALLEN POE
WRITINGS OF H.P LOVECRAFT (regarded as one of the best horror writers)
STEPHEN KING NOVELS
THE SHINING
MISERY
PET SEMATARY
SALEM’S LOT
THE STAND
DOCTOR SLEEP
BAG OF BONES
DIFFERENT SEASONS
THE DEAD ZONE
THE GREEN MILE
DARK TOWER 1: THE GUN SLINGER
INSOMNIA
CUJO
SKELETON CREW
THE EXORCIST BY WILLIAM PETER BLATTY
AMERICAN PSYCHO BY BRET EASTON ELLIS
HELL HOUSE BY RICHARD MATHESON
THE TURN OF THE SCREW BY HENRY JAMES
THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE BY SHIRLEY JACKSON
THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS BY THOMAS HARRIS
ROSEMARY’S BABY BY IRA LEVIN
BOOKS OF BLOOD BY CLIVE BARKER
DAWN BY OCTAVIA BUTLER
GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY BY M.R. JAMES
ORIGINAL GOOSEBUMPS BY R.L STONE (take a trip back to childhood)
WELCOME TO DEAD HOUSE
STAY OUT OF THE BASEMENT
MONSTER BLOOD
SAY CHEESE AND DIE
THE HAUNTED MASK
ONE DAY AT HORROR LAND
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DUMMY
VAMPIRE BREATH
GHOST CAMP 
HOW I GOT MY SHRUNKEN HEAD
THIS SITE HAD A LOT OF HIS BOOKS, JUST SCROLL DOWN
JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN BY DALTON TRUMBO
THE WOMAN IN BLACK BY SUSAN HILL
SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK BY ALVIN SCHWARTZ
I HAVE NO MOUTH AND I MUST SCREAM BY HARLAN ELLISON
PENPAL BY DATHAN AUERBACH (Let me just tell you this guy started out as a reddit user writing online horror stories and now he has a novel out, I’ve linked you to the terrifying story that got him famous, you can learn more about his novel here)
THE THIRTEENTH TALE BY DIANE SETTERFIELD
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
THE WOMAN IN WHITE BY WILKIE COLLINS 
LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW BY WASHINGTON IRVING
Okay that’s all I got for now. This post took me 3 years to make. Feel free to add on to this list. 
If any of these novels have got you on the edge (*coughs* Stephen King) be sure to check out my masterpost of things to make you feel better when you get too scared.

sixpenceee:

So I found online versions of popular gothic/horror novels. Enjoy and feel free to add to this list!

FRANKENSTEIN BY MARY SHELLEY

THE CASTLE OF OTRANTO BY HORACE WALPOLE  (known as the first gothic novel)

DRACULA BY BRAM STOKER

REBECCA BY DAPHNE DU MAURIER (I read this one, perfect creepiness, tragic romance and a plot twist that will leave you with your mouth hanging open)

MYSTERIES OF UDOLOPHO BY ANN RADCLIFFE

ALL STORIES BY EDGAR ALLEN POE

ALL POEMS BY EDGAR ALLEN POE

WRITINGS OF H.P LOVECRAFT (regarded as one of the best horror writers)

STEPHEN KING NOVELS

THE EXORCIST BY WILLIAM PETER BLATTY

AMERICAN PSYCHO BY BRET EASTON ELLIS

HELL HOUSE BY RICHARD MATHESON

THE TURN OF THE SCREW BY HENRY JAMES

THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE BY SHIRLEY JACKSON

THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS BY THOMAS HARRIS

ROSEMARY’S BABY BY IRA LEVIN

BOOKS OF BLOOD BY CLIVE BARKER

DAWN BY OCTAVIA BUTLER

GHOST STORIES OF AN ANTIQUARY BY M.R. JAMES

ORIGINAL GOOSEBUMPS BY R.L STONE (take a trip back to childhood)

JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN BY DALTON TRUMBO

THE WOMAN IN BLACK BY SUSAN HILL

SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK BY ALVIN SCHWARTZ

I HAVE NO MOUTH AND I MUST SCREAM BY HARLAN ELLISON

PENPAL BY DATHAN AUERBACH (Let me just tell you this guy started out as a reddit user writing online horror stories and now he has a novel out, I’ve linked you to the terrifying story that got him famous, you can learn more about his novel here)

THE THIRTEENTH TALE BY DIANE SETTERFIELD

THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE BY ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

THE WOMAN IN WHITE BY WILKIE COLLINS 

LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW BY WASHINGTON IRVING

Okay that’s all I got for now. This post took me 3 years to make. Feel free to add on to this list. 

If any of these novels have got you on the edge (*coughs* Stephen King) be sure to check out my masterpost of things to make you feel better when you get too scared.



"A lot of people say, ‘Bram Stoker? Doesn’t he write that genre crap?’ Well, you’re an idiot, because my books always say something, even if it’s simple, like ‘Don’t sleepwalk or you’ll end up eating children.’

      — Bram Stoker (via incorrectdraculaquotes)


sharky-desu:

Adventurer’s Daughter

sharky-desu:

Adventurer’s Daughter



colettesaintyves:

Catherine Hessling, La Fille de l’eau, Jean Renoir, 1925.

colettesaintyves:

Catherine Hessling, La Fille de l’eau, Jean Renoir, 1925.



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xistogator:

I love drawing non-Dracula Dracula characters, I wish people notice the greatness each of them are. ‘~’

xistogator:

I love drawing non-Dracula Dracula characters, I wish people notice the greatness each of them are. ‘~’



"May I?"