“Origins” is Akers’ new multimedia re-imagining of the classic tale. The secret history of the headless horseman is revealed and the stage is set for his return to exact final justice and vengeance. It explores the tragic tale of a hero and his fall into darkness through the eyes of the dead and the mind of a brilliant yet disturbed woman. “The Vengeance of Sleepy Hollow: Origins” is available online through Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com world-wide. Examples of the hyper-realistic artwork featured throughout this book can be found on Akers website.
The Darkness, America’s most celebrated haunted house, has been scaring fright fans for two decades. To mark its 20th anniversary of terror, the nation’s scariest haunted house has been completely renovated.
The Darkness combines special effects with Hollywood-quality set designs to create an experience like no other. For the 2013 season, new scenes and state-of-the-art digital effects and animatronics have been installed and are waiting to terrorize visitors. Nearly one million fans have visited The Darkness since it opened in 1993.
The Darkness is located at 1525 S. 8th Street in St. Louis’ Soulard neighborhood south of downtown. Ticket details and complete operating schedule information are available online at www.Scarefest.com. The horror masters at The Darkness also operate Creepyworld Haunted Screampark in Fenton, MO, and The Haunting of Lemp Brewery, both of which are open for the season.