North by the Red Death

Putting up very secure fences around schools and other government buildings was just good sense. I mean it wasn’t as if the government knew something bad was about to drop on them.

This story appeared in ‘Bewildering Stories’ issue 519‘ where it was voted one of the most controversial stories of the last quarter

The title is a contraction of both ‘North By Northwest’ and ‘The Masque of the Red Death‘ which served as inspiration