Young Embla never sees her irksome friend Baldur without his floppy white cap. One night, in a moment of exasperation, she takes it from him. But she does not yet realize who exactly she has stolen from.
In this hair-raising Western tale from American author Ambrose Bierce, a crooked deputy in a one-horse town attends a duel in a haunted house… and faces a ghost from his past.
A French aristocrat agrees to help a friend, but the simple favor ensnares him in a nightmarish horror.