“…He dreamed violent nightmares of blood and guts, where he had slain numerous screaming goats with a razor sharp buck knife. The blood splashed and squirted with abandoned and with his last slice of the blade the goats ceased to protest. When he looked down at his handy work they were no longer goats. He stood upon a pile of human bodies, the very top one being the pale body of Johnny Needles…”
Edgar Allan Poe, the pioneer of the mystery genre; the world’s most beloved poet and author of horror and Gothic tales; a genius in the literary world; and a legend within human history. Poe broke the barriers of murder stories at the time. To this day his poems and short fictions are exceedingly prosperous.