"His eye was like the eye of a vulture, the eye of one of those terrible birds.." "For it was not the old man I felt I had to kill; it was the eye, his EvilEye.
I must kill him! I have nothing against the old man... but his eye! His blue vulture eyes! ...Yes... I must get rid of it!
How are you today?
Great! I have been ... blah blah blah..
"Every night about twelve o’clock I slowly opened his door. And when the door was opened wide enough I put my hand in, and then my head." "For seven nights I did this, seven long nights, every night at midnight. "
The old man gave a loud cry of fear as I fell upon him and held the bedcovers tightly over his head.
"I asked the policemen to come in. The cry, I said, was my own, in a dream. The old man, I said, was away..."
A neighbor of yours has reported hearing the old man cry out, Is there anything you could tell us about that?
Ah! Well, as a matter of fact, that cry was mine, from a terrible dream. The old man is currently out of town but would you gentlemen like to look around or have a seat?
I hear it! His heart! STOP!! Go away! Go away please!
"My easy, quiet manner made the policemen believe my story. Sothey sat talking with me in a friendly way." "Louder it became, and louder. Why did themen not go? Louder, louder."
Wow, really?... yes, yes... it looks like its getting dark now, are you sure you can stay?
...And would you believe it!?...then, he yelled, "me!"... Anyways, the weather sure is bad outside! I wonder if it will rain?.
"I was suffering more than I could bear , from their smiles, and from that sound. Louder,louder,louder! Suddenly I could bear it no longer. "
"YES! YES, I KILLED HIM! PULL UP THE BOARDS AND YOU SHALL SEE! I KILLED HIM BUT WHY!! WHY DOES HIS HEART NOT STOP BEATING!? WHY DOES IT NOT STOP!?" - (quoted)