How did FEAR STREET become the street where your worst nightmares live?

How did FEAR STREET become the street where your worst nightmares live?

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R. L. Stine By RL_Stine Completed

Except for the burned-out Fear mansion on the edge of the Fear Street Woods, the narrow, well-paved street resembles almost any suburban street in America. The houses are attractive and well-kept-up, set back on closely-trimmed, tree-dotted lawns. A quiet street. A pretty street.

A cursed street.

Yes, those who live there-or even venture there-find themselves facing untold evil, supernatural horrors, night terrors... even murder.

How did Fear Street become a place of chilling nightmare?

To answer that question, we have to go back to Colonial times... to the town of Wickham Village, Massachusetts. Wickham, a town much like Salem, has settlers who are obsessed with witchcraft and the power of The Evil One, the devil. There are witch trials and burnings-most of which are presided over by Benjamin Fier and his brother Matthew Fier.  Both are powerful men-but what the villagers don't know is that their power is enhanced by the magical amulet that they possess. An ugly, clawed amulet tha...