Gunpowder Plot: Human Skin-Covered Book Auctioned
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February 27, 2004: A book covered in human skin thought to have belonged to one of the co-conspirators in Guy Fawke's Gunpowder Plot of 1605 has been auctioned off. It is entitled: "A True And Perfect Relation Of The Whole Proceedings Against The Late Most Barbarous Traitors, Garnet A Jesuit And His Confederates". Marks on the cover might indicate that the victim had been tortured.

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Game and Story Use

  • Apart from serving as a particularly creepy MacGuffin, it could also be haunted by the ghost of the conspirator - who might be driven to complete the Gunpowder Plot even today.
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