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I don't think "mysterious little town" cuts it for what is written here. That all sounds like a downright murderville

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Gothic Alphabet :: Unical Gothic Initials Duude this is so cool. Time to break out the ol' pens and get writing.

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Her red cloak swirled around her, the anguished cry of a male catching her attention. Everyone knows this forest is dark so what compelled this man to break the unspoken vow of entering?

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Gothic / black-letter script evolved from Carolingian in the later middle ages, circa 1200 AD, became the dominant handwriting from the 12C until the Italian Renaissance (1400–1600 AD). It was not as clear as Carolingian, but was narrower, darker & denser. The dot above the i was added to differentiate it from the similar strokes of the n, m, & u. The u was created as separate from the v, which had been used for both sounds. Compact handwriting saved space, as parchment was expensive...

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As I live in the midwest, this should probably terrify me. Maybe it would, if it weren't so accurate.

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Late 19th Century Walnut Gothic Writing Desk

Late 19th Century Walnut Gothic Writing Desk 2