The Pit and the Pendulum
by Edgar Allan Poe
When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
- The Book of Revelation 1:12-13 (though they're fuzzy)
- The Jacobin Club (1)
- Inquisitors, the Spanish Inquisition (throughout)
- Hades (1)