The narrator lives in the same build as the old man has a disabling eye "He had a vulture - a pale blue eye! yes, it was this! Whenever it fell upon me, blood ran cold.
The narrator was sneak into his room around midnight every night for a week " and every night I turned the latch of his door and open it-oh so gently! And then, when I made an opening sufficient for my head, I put the dark lantern, all closed, closed so that no light shone out"
May we come in...
we have reason to believe that your nabour hear a scream .