Love & Sleep Characters

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Pierce Moffet, first introduced in Aegypt (1987), continues as Crowley's central interest in Love & Sleep.

After leaving Noate University without completing his Ph.D. in history and Renaissance studies, Pierce secures a job in New York City teaching history and literature. Eventually, his unhappiness and failed relationships lead him out of New York and to Blackbury Jambs in the Faraway Hills of New York State. Here he meets Rosie Rasmussen and Rosie's uncle Boney Rasmussen whose foundation is the literary executor for Fellowes Kraft's estate.

Through these connections, Pierce's interest in alchemy and magic which originated in his reading of Kraft as a youth in Kentucky is brought full circle.

Pierce is tied closely to the Rasmussen family. Boney Rasmussen's foundation employs Pierce to transcribe Kraft's unpublished manuscript, and slowly a relationship is forming between Pierce, Rosie Rasmussen and her daughter Sam. Crowley has noted that the child has...

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