Beyond the Black Door by AdriAnne Stricklan

Beyond the Black Door by AdriAnne Strickland

Kamai was warned never to open the black door, but she didn’t listen. Everyone has a soul. Some are beautiful gardens, others are frightening dungeons. Soulwalkers―like Kamai and her mother―can journey into other people’s souls while they sleep. But no matter where Kamai visits, she sees the black door. It follows her into every soul, and her mother has told her to never, ever open it. When Kamai touches the door, it is warm and beating, like it has a pulse. When she puts her ear to it, she hears her own name whispered from the other side. And when tragedy strikes, Kamai does the unthinkable: she opens the door.

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Trigger & Content Warnings:

  • Amisia & internalised amisia (theme)
  • Transmisia
  • Queermisia
  • Misgendering
  • Sex work & underage sex work discussed
  • Sex worker shaming
  • Sexual harassment
  • Emotional abuse
  • Cheating
  • Anxiety attack
  • Nightmares
  • Attempted suicide
  • Suicide & self-sacrifice discussed
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Nonconsensual drugging
  • Blood depiction
  • Grief & loss depiction
  • Death of a mother (on-page)
  • Death of a step-father
  • Murder & attempted murder
  • Knife violence & stabbing
  • Kidnapping
  • Fire
  • Imprisonment mentioned
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