The narrator introduces himself and tries to persuade the reader that he is not crazy.
The narrator lives on the same building as the old man and the old man has a disturbing eye this causing the narrator to go insane.
The narrator goes insane with the eye and enters to the old man room for 8 consecutive day waiting for the old man to open his eyes.
On the eighth night the old man wake up and provoked the madman to kill him because he had saw the pale blue eye.The madman turned the bed over him. Then when he was already death he cut the body in pieces and burned under the floor.
The police arrive the madman building because the neighbors had heard some strange sounds . The madman opened the door and he let them pass like nothing had happen.
The madman lost control of himself and start hearing the heartbeat of the old man. So he turned crazy and thought that the police man were playing with him and already knew the truth so he confess what had happen.