Did you know there's a word for live burial? Vivisepulture. Back in the Victorian era, this fear was so common that people would rig breathing tubes and bells in their coffins so they could alert others to the fact that they were buried alive. Books: "The Premature Burial" by Edgar Allan Poe isn't a novel, … Continue reading 31 days of Halloween, day 14: buried alive
Western horror is largely about a fear of the unknown - being in uncharted territory, and about lawlessness - a land where the villains can rule.