Wail of an Ebbing Tide is a fan fiction alternate ending to Penny Dreadful, written by Xena Torres. It re-writes the end of “The Blessed Dark,” then wraps up the series over six parts (‘episodes’).

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  • "You did a splendid job at keeping everyone in character from what we have gotten used to from the show."

  • "Definitely presents much more closure to the series."

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