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Henry Stevens, one of a set of twins, explains to someone how he has never really experienced much in terms of strange phenomena as a twin except for this one series of events which he will relate.
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Published October 28th 1888 by The San Francisco Examiner
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K. Anna Kraft
Mar 23, 2017 rated it liked it
I have arranged my thoughts into a haiku:

"Buried beyond self,
What starts intertwined like trees
Begs what's faced alone."
David Meditationseed
There are some horror stories where two protagonists fuse into a single individual, causing confusion of the distinction between them. Depending on their character, many facts could occur, from the romantic achievements to the crimes of difficult solution.

One of those stories that came to my mind is the David Cronenberg's movie "Dead Ringers", based on the book "Twins" by Bari Wood and Jack Geasland, where two gynecological brothers weave a frightening psychological plot.

In Bierce's story, ther
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Nov 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-stars, short-story
1888. An uncanny story of twins who have a mysterious connection. This isn't the first story to have twins with a supernatural connection, Dumas' "The Corsican Brothers" was written in 1844. This is so well written that it still feels original all these years later. I'm surprised this was never a Twilight Zone episode. Enjoyable from beginning to end. Audible edition narrated by Anthony Heald.
Sucharita Biswas
Jul 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: horror
Twin brothers who are so close to each other emotionally also.

When one twin faces danger the other one can also feel it.
Quirkyreader
Feb 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The twins in this story have a very special bond.
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Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (1842-1914) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and his satirical lexicon, The Devil's Dictionary.

The sardonic view of human nature that informed his work – along with his vehemence as a critic, with his motto "nothing matters" – earned him the ni
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