The House of Abingdon
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Its story begins in the early years of the 20th Century when the servant of an English Lord arrives at an isolated county among the foothills of Appalachia.
The land surveyed, work soon begins on a house spacious and fine enough for retired nobility, for retirement seems the goal of Lord Richard Abingdon. Retirement from the trappings of nobility, retirement from the world, from life.
With building of the house complete, a new community springs up not far away, a small town bearing the lord of the house's name, and Richard finds he can isolate himself physically but the world will continue to intrude itself upon him and his self-built domain.
What follows is a century of the rise and fall of the House of Abingdon, from its promising beginning to its dark and dreary end and all events between.
During that time, a host of individuals come and go within the house, from servants to those of high society and the strange, seemingly never-aging residents.
In the end, the house offers more questions than answers, more mysteries than solutions, for the obvious and the seeming obvious are never truth in The House of Abingdon.