Dead Legs - Edmond Hamilton
He thought it was just a simple question of an operation that would give
him new height, but the accursed limbs had a mind of their own, and were
constantly sabotaging his movements.
The House and the Brain - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The investigator rents a house with a reputation, its residents either
dying there or unable to spend more than a few nights. Objects move,
visitors are struck, and all who pass within are subject to a feeling of
terror, originating from a secret chamber.
Ms. Found in a Bottle - Edgar Allan Poe
He walks the deck of this terrible and mysterious vessel, and the rays of
his destiny are gathering to a focus, his only method of warning the
outside world, to enclose his journal in a bottle and cast it a adrift
before the great ship has plunged to its final resting place.
He - H.P. Lovecraft
Seeing the truth, the secret of secrets, that old New York was a dead
city, he encounters the stranger during a sleepless nighttime walk. This
cadaverous man, in a wide-brimmed hat, becomes his host, his guide, all
too willing to show him visions from the past and future, all of a
The Beast of Averoigne - Clark Ashton Smith
Of the slaying of the beast that arrived with the red comet in the year
1369. Erect, man-sized, it swayed like a serpent, and its members
undulated like heated wax, as it presented itself to the world, a vile and
The Whispering Thing - Eddy C. Bertin
The boyhood friends explored the old house, fearful of something they
could feel, until they heard the panting sound. They found it in the
cellar, much like a sick old dog, the braver one staying to care for it.
Before long he declined, and weeks went by before he sickened and died.
The whispers continued thereafter.
The Dead-Alive - Nat Schachner & Arthur Zagat
It started with the theft of his father's corpse from the very grave
itself. But this was no ordinary body-snatching for the evidence showed
no shovel marks, instead the marks of fingers. Of the creature there
was no sign. Before all will end, there could well be the need for