Serial killers are pretty terrifying; of this there is no doubt. But of course, if there were a serial killer in your midst you’d spot them straight away, right? They’d be as easy to see as a brightly lit up Vegas casino, although far less attractive. Plus, they’d likely be swinging a hatchet, be covered in blood, and have an evil glint in their eyes. Actually, no. Serial killers usually tend to look just like everyone else, and in fact, some have even been very attractive, and this has helped them snare their prey. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever had your car break down in the middle of the night, smack bang in the worst part of town, you probably have a good idea of what fear is. Your heart races, blood runs cold and you’re suddenly acutely aware of the fact that there are a number of things you wanted to do in your lifetime, all of which may now suddenly be left undone.
True fear. It’s a crippling, heart freezing feeling, and not even remotely the sort of enjoyable little fright that can be experienced while watching a scary movie. Real fear is, according to the medical books, no minor thing to encounter. But can pure, deep fear actually kill? The answer to that question is, surprisingly, yes. [Read more…]