“They say that he is beyond time. That he has appeared in previous ages as the reaper, that you can see him in the shadows of paintings, that you can read him in the lines of poetry throughout the ages, that he is the dark man in Poe’s ‘Masque of the Red Death’, that he came to people of the Dark Ages and they called him Grendel, and he came to every age clad in the attire of noblemen of the time, and that he is always there: an unwelcome shadow, a faceless haunting, a slender man.”
Everyone seems to be afraid of ‘The Slenderman’ apart from Private Investigator Joe Slater, who doesn’t believe in him. But when the case of a client employs him to find the murderer of her husband, he is thrown into the dark maelstrom surrounding this figure. Not sure whether he is hunting, or being haunted by his enemy, Slater must answer the question no other mind has been able to. The question of why...