This story is about an insane man who was bothered by an old mans eye of which the old man was blind in. It reminded him of a vultures, and the insane man also claimed he could hear his heart beat. The insane man stalked the old man for eight nights and on the eighth night murdered him in cold blood, dismembered his body and hid him in the floorboard. The insane man then claimed the heart stopped beating and he could no longer hear it. He then when the police came led them calmly into the house making up lies of why they heard a scream n the night. Yet after a while the murderer started to freak out he said he could hear the old mans heart beating again when it was his own. He became so overwhelmed that he admitted to the murder. He was then arrested.
Every night at midnight the narrator would sneak into the old mans bedroom and watched the old mans vulture eye, which bothered him to the extreme. This went on for eight long nights. And the narrator made sure to be as cautious as possible. This was the plot for murder.
The narrator was never nicer to the old amn the week before he murdered him, he opened doors for him had long coversations with him and everything.
He then on the eighth night of watching the old man sleep murdered him in cold blood.
He then dismembered the old mans body and placed it in the floor boards with not a stain of blood left.
when the police came he soon lead them straight to the room where the body was calmly. He sat his chair right above the body the police couldn't tell one bit.
The narrator soon though thought he heard the beating of the mans heart again when it was really his own...he freaked out admitted to the murder and was arrested.
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