The Masque of the Red Death 2

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"The Masque of the Red Death" is a very interesting story. It deals with the deadly red death that can kill in a half-hour. The ruler of the kingdom where the red death started is King Prospero. He was a selfish and cruel man. He basically left his people to die. One night King Prospero had a party at his secluded abbey. On the doors the bolts were welded shut to keep the red death …

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…had to happen to him for him to make these rash decisions. The neglected child life may have made him an outcast to society like he is in this story. Prospero suffered from the disease of a bad heart. He was content on letting his people die from the red death. Instead of being a savior too his people he ran like a coward. For this he was later punished by the red death himself.