Prince Prospero locked all citizen out of his castles except some of his close friends and family. To not have a higher chance of getting the "Red Death" disease.
Prince Prospero has seven rooms in his castle all with a different theme. The seventh room, however, no one dared to go in. People strolled in and out of all the six other rooms, but when the ebony clock went off everything went silent.
In the seventh room stood the ebony clock. A mysterious figure came out of the seventh room. No one knew who this mysterious person was. But when it looked at them they instintly fell dead.
The Masque of the Red Death
Prince Prospero is chasing the mysterious figure known as the "Red Death" around his castle and eventually corned the Red Death.
The "Red Death" killed everyone at the gathering, the ebony clock went out with the life.