The Masque of the Red Death
by Edgar Allan Poe
The Masque of the Red Death Characters
Meet the Cast
Prince Prospero is a terrible ruler. Does leaving your peasants to die of the plague while you go and lock yourself up safely in a pleasure palace count as being a good prince in your book? Fortuna...
The Red Death
The Red Death may just be the biggest party pooper of all time. He's Death embodied, or something like that. It's not really clear just what he is, since there's no "tangible form" (touchable or so...