This month we're reading:
Masque of the Red Death
by Edgar Allen Poe
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Prince Prospero attempts to avoid a dangerous plague known as the Red Death by hiding in his abbey. He, along with many other wealthy nobles, has a masquerade ball within seven rooms of his abbey, each decorated with a different color.
In the midst of their revelry, a mysterious figure disguised as a Red Death victim enters and makes his way through each of the rooms. What will happen when he reaches the final room, the Red Room?
This title is in the public domain, so you can download it FOR FREE on Gutenberg.org