Tommy, a freakish boy with four arms, is kept chained up in his parents' attic. When he escapes, an angry mob pursues him into the swamp, where he meets and falls in love with a blind girl who isn't afraid of him. When she falls into quicksand, Tommy sacrifices his own life to save hers.
Sabrina tells another terrifying tale: at a party, a boy named Stanley meets his uncle Bruce, who grows fangs, hypnotizes him and leaves him with two marks on his neck. Stanley accuses Bruce of being a vampire, but scientific tests prove that the wound was caused by a carving fork. Everyone, including Stanley, thinks he must have blacked out and accidentally stabbed himself with the fork. But when they're alone, Bruce admits that he stuck the fork in Stanley's neck, so that after he actually sinks his fangs in, no one will ever believe Stanley's story.
A wealthy old man dies. To Jason, the nephew he hated, he leaves twelve million dollars; to Luke, the nephew he loved, he leaves only a box that has never been opened. Jason becomes obsessed with the belief that the box must contain something better than the fortune he inherited.