The story is the first to mention Lovecraft's fictional Miskatonic University. It is also notable as one of the first depictions of zombies, as corpses arising, through scientific means, as animalistic, and uncontrollably violent creatures.
- Part I. From the Dark
- Part II. The Plague-Daemon
- Part III. Six Shots by Moonlight
- Part IV. The Scream of the Dead
- Part V. The Horror From the Shadows
- Part VI. The Tomb-Legions