Every serious student of the occult is familiar with this all-powerful text. Within it lie the secrets of eternity, the forbidden knowledge of the darkunknown. Every journey into the shadows requires careful, measured steps--a proficient execution of the necessary rituals and spells, and an understanding and appreciation of the history of the world beyond. The Gates of the Necronomicon is an invaluable companion to the Mad Arab's original work. In it are essential keys to the nuance and complexities of the ancient grimoire, enabling all who dare to pass through the magical gates that separate the body, mind, and spirit; the past and future; the living and dead. The journey begins . . .