, and several other IPs circulate widely among relevant readers, and in the case of film adaptations, viewers as well. But Moore likewise picks up the pen to write fiction. He has published a couple of novels, and in 2022 his first collection was released, Illuminations: Stories.
A re-readable and re-readable story kicks off Illuminations: feeling like something out of Tanith Lee's brilliantly dark imagination, “Hypothetical Lizard” is the baroque story of a sex slave captive in the most fantastical of bordellos, The House with No Clocks. Witness to a bizarre act of revenge, Moore spins an intriguing cast of mysterious characters around her, adding a thick layer of detail to bring their eerie, shadowy world to life. When one thinks of the visual power of fantasy to conjure otherworldy visions, this story is an excellent realization that rewards on a second (and third) read.