"It is impossible to say how first the idea entered my brain, but, once conceived it haunted me day and night." (2).
His creepy blue eye drove me nuts! I couldn't stand it ANYMORE! I had to do something
"And every night about midnight I turned the latch of his door and opened it oh, so gently... that I could see him as he lay upon his bed." (3).
With my lantern held motionless, I could see his blue evil eye, I decided tonight was the night to kill him.
"Meantime the hellish tattoo of the heart increased. It grew quicker and quicker, and louder and louder..." (11).
"The old man's hour had come! With a loud yell, I threw open the lantern and leaped into the room." (11).
"In an instant, I dragged him to the floor, and pulled the heavy bed over him. I then smiled gaily, to find the deed so far done. But for many minutes the heart beat on with with a muffled sound." (11).
And then he was DEAD...
"The officers were satisfied. My manner had convinced them. But, ere long I felt myself pail and wished them gone." (16).