Knockout Bernie

   In “The Battle That Ended the Century,” one of two antagonists who engage in a boxing match in the year 2001. The character (nicknamed “the Wild Wolf of West Shokan”) is a parody of HPL’s friend Bernard Austin Dwyer, of West Shokan, N.Y.

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