The Reaper's Image
This story is about two men who were transporting an antique mirrow from the
first floor of an old museum to the fifth. Their names were Spangler and Carlin. This
mirror had a history of being haunted, and some people would look into the mirror and see
a hooded figure standing behind them. This figure was presumed to be Death, and
whenever someone would see this figure they were never seen again. Carlin spends the
whole story trying to convice Spangler that this is really true, but Spangler just calls Carlin
crazy. Finally, near the end of the story, Spangler looks in the mirror and sees a dark
inperfection in the corner, which he mistakes for friction tape. When Carlin tells him that
there is no friction tape on the mirror, Spangler becomes sick and leaves for the bathroom.
The story ends with Carlin waiting for Spangler to return.
I thought that this story was very good, because it started off really slow and
worked it's way into a really interesting plot. I liked the end because it never really
finished, it left the ending up to the reader. This seems to be a common theme in a lot of
Stephen King's stories. He likes to leave the reader in suspense, and keep them
Here There Be Tygers
This story is about a little boy named Charles who is in elementary school. He has
to go to the bathrrom really bad, but he is afraid to ask because the teacher does not like
him. Finally the teacher sees him squirming and asks him if he needs to use the restroom.
He says yes and is very embarassed in front of the class, so he leaves quickly. When he
steps into the bathroom, he sees a tiger...