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The Wyvern Mystery
The Wyvern Mystery
Originally aired: Thursdays, October 12 and 19, 2000, at 9 p.m.
Encore Thursdays, May 24 and 31, 2001, at 9 p.m.
(Check local listings.)

The Stephen King of the 19th century -- J.S. Le Fanu -- haunts MYSTERY!'s with his 1869 horror classic, The Wyvern Mystery.

A beautiful young woman elopes with the son of her repulsive guardian and finds herself in a country house terrorized by an evil presence. Then things grow worse.

Author Ron Miller explores the suspense genre which The Wyvern Mystery helped launch in an essay: Old Dark Houses.

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