Close Enough
by Jeffrey Thomas

52-copy Limited Edition
Grimtales Production: #3

Experience a journey through a world plagued by decay and destruction as Candle, a photographer, navigates a world where biotechnology has evolved and the parasites connecting hosts with Guests have become almost undetectable. Witness the chilling and brutal events that unfold through the insect-like camera's eye when power and control become the only driving force as he captures the horrors of war and the inhumanity of man in this gripping and thought-provoking tale.

This limited edition GrimTales NFT features unlockable content accessible via darkblock.io:

  • EPUB eBook + MP3 audiobook of the tale
  • Unique numbering on each cover
  • Newly designed interior layout for EPUB eBook
  • Original interior illustration
  • Unique limitation page inside each copy (making each copy truly one-of-a-kind)
  • Lifetime membership to GrimTales online—a $59.99 value—(single-use code* included in copyright page for each limited copy)

* Single use codes for lifetime subscriptions are guaranteed by GrimTales only for the original buyer (first transfer from our wallet). We ask all resellers to include whether code remains active on re-sale.


More Details

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  • Total Copies Minted: 55 (52-numbered + 3 Contributor's copies)
  • Blockchain: Polygon (Matic)
  • Mint Date(s): (Copies 1-13) March 14, 2023
  • Original Offering Price: 20 MATIC ($24.40 USD)
  • Marketplace: GrimWorld
  • Unlockable Content: darkblock.io
  • Enabled Wallets: Metamask

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Sample: Uniquely Numbered NFT & eBook cover
Sample: eBook limitation page
Sample: Copyright page with custom code (removed for security)

Sample: Copy #1 Unlockables

Darkblock unlockables can only be accessed by current NFT copy owners of each title. The sample unlockable content above is exclusively for the owner of copy #1. Owners of copies 2-52 can access their unique unlockable content by going to the Darkblock app and authenticating NFT ownership by connecting their wallet that contains the specific NFT copy number.

About the Author

Jeffrey Thomas
Jeffrey Thomas is the author of such horror and science fiction novels as THE AMERICAN, DEADSTOCK (finalist for the John W. Campbell Award), BLUE WAR, MONSTROCITY (finalist for the Bram Stoker Award), LETTERS FROM HADES, SUBJECT 11, and BONELAND. His short story collections include PUNKTOWN, GHOSTS OF PUNKTOWN, THE UNNAMED COUNTRY, HAUNTED WORLDS, UNHOLY DIMENSIONS, THIRTEEN SPECIMENS, and THE ENDLESS FALL. Stories by Thomas have been reprinted in THE YEAR'S BEST FANTASY AND HORROR, THE YEAR'S BEST HORROR STORIES, and YEAR'S BEST WEIRD FICTION. Though he considers Vietnam his second home, he resides in Massachusetts.
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