Story summary.An abandoned house in the US South is haunted by a "zuvembie", a "zuvembie" created by black voodoo in revenge for serious maltreatment of a "mulatto" maid by a former slave owner. Now the zuvembie targets whatever hapless human happens by the place, killing the victim. A lucky escaped victim & a policeman will join hands to kill the zuvembie.
Fact sheet.First published: Weird Tales, May 1938.
Download full text from Project Gutenberg of Australia.
Nominated for Retro Hugo Awards 1939 in novelette category.
Related: Stories of Robert E Howard.