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Main character from Gemina Umbra, a glowing figure emerging from a head against a washy gray background.

Amanda Sartor (’20) gives us her thesis story, ‘Gemina Umbra’

Amanda Sartor offers up peeks at her story, ‘Gemina Umbra’, coming summer 2020!

Gemina Umbra is an interactive narrative about Zoe Thicket, a spiritualist medium that communes with the dead. While searching for her missing twin sister Avery with the aid of her spirit guide, she discovers a book of strange fairy tales titled The Ashen Tome. Appearing story by story, The Ashen Tome reveals half told tales that Zoe must complete to be reunited with her sister. Meanwhile, Zoe’s spirit guide becomes more and more belligerent, leaving a path of destruction and mayhem in Zoe’s wake. As Zoe’s world crumbles, the nature of her spirit guide is revealed.