Appearing in "The Masque of the Red Death"Edit

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Synopsis for "The Masque of the Red Death"Edit

Poe's story.

Appearing in "Vampyrus!"Edit

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Synopsis for "Vampyrus!"Edit

A pair of men head to a temple in Central America which houses bats as well as a native in the temple who they flee from. One of them is bitten by the bats, turning him into a vampire that attacks his companion.

Appearing in "Nor Custom, Stale"Edit

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Synopsis for "Nor Custom, Stale"Edit

A man travels to the desert country of Sumaria with his new wife, who he met in a hospital. Because she has amnesia she remembers nothing about her past, but at a travel agency feels something when they see a picture of 'The Temple of Life' in Sumaria. When they arrive there, he falls asleep one night only to find his wife wandering off to the Temple itself, where druids take her and start casting some sort of spell on her. In a rage he rescues her and kills them, running off into the desert where he collapses. When he awakens he finds the man from the travel agency there, who reveals the truth to him, that his wife was dead and brought back in the temple of life. She needed to head back there annually to stay alive, but by interfering, he has killed her forever.

Appearing in "Escape!"Edit

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Synopsis for "Escape!"Edit

A pair of convicts escape the island they are imprisoned on, being helped by a native. One of the two kills the other so he doesn't have to share a treasure that he is hiding in the woods. Along the way he gleefully chops the head off an anaconda. Upon finding the treasure, he is stung by a scorpion. He asks the native to help keep him alive, so he does so, by transferring his head to the anaconda!

Appearing in "Portrait of Satan!"Edit

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Synopsis for "Portrait of Satan!"Edit

An overworked artist says he'd sell his soul to Satan if he could do some reputable, serious art rather than all the commercial art he's churning out. Satan himself arrives, offering that in exchange for his soul. The artist refuses, not wanting to give up his soul, but agrees to do a portrait of Satan as payment instead. He does so, but Satan takes his soul anyway because he said he'd put his "heart and soul" into the art.

Appearing in "The Past Master"Edit

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Synopsis for "The Past Master"Edit

This story tells of a mysterious man who comes out of the sea and starts buying or stealing large quantities of artwork. It is revealed that the man is from the future, coming back to save works of art that will be destroyed in an upcoming war. Upon his escape however his craft is destroyed by the US navy, thinking its a soviet craft, which triggers the very war that he was speaking of.


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