The Forbidden Forest – Clark Ashton Smith

The Empire of the Necromancers and Three Others

Every day he could see the ancient trees that were taller than ebony or mahogany, and the gleaming of enormous orchids upon their matted creepers.

The Tsathoggua Cycle: Terror Tales of the Toad God

You can read Clark Ashton Smith’s very short story The Forbidden Forest (1943) free here. It’s a lovely little piece of writing, very simple with beautiful descriptions.image-3-s-86d35f93befc26c638f6eb167d4c3406

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