Why did H. P. Lovecraft write such dark and chilling stories?
Elizabeth Bathory, the infamous female serial killer, was likely the victim of an elaborate conspiracy put into play by one of the most powerful men in Medieval Europe.
80-year old, one-legged woman accused of relations with the devil. She becomes Matthew Hopkins’ first victim.
The Pima Indians of the American Southwest hold the belief in an old legend called oimmeddam, the wandering sickness, which elicits the deepest fears of man. “Where do you come from?” an Indian asks a tall, black-hatted stranger. “I come from far away,” the stranger replies, “from……across the Eastern Ocean.” “What do you bring?” the Indian asks. “I bring death,” the stranger answers. “My breath causes children to wither and die like young plants in the spring snow. I bring…