By Julian May, Ian Thorne
Provides synopses of a number of recognized horror motion pictures whose plots revolve round the experiments of diabolical scientists.
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He sees the two women making love. El Topo gives in to death. A band of crippled, insane, retarded people wearing old army uniforms approach the body of El Topo, dragging a stretcher made of branches. They lay El Topo on the stretcher and carry him off. El Topo's voice is heard reciting other psalms. EL TOPO'S VOICE Show me Your ways and Your paths. Guide me. For You are the God of my salvation. I have placed my trust and my hope in You forever. You will teach sinners the way. Your justice will guide the humble.
They advance toward each other, holding their revolvers in their hands. When they reach the center of the corral, separated only by the oval trough, El Topo takes aim. His movement is almost deliberately slow. The Master fires and shoots El Topo in the heart. He falls. He agonizes in pain for a moment, but then rises to his feet, laughing. The Third Master cannot understand why El Topo hasn't died. El Topo continues laughing as he aims his revolver at the Third Master's head, then lowers it to his heart and fires.
With the bottle still in his hand, the Priest embraces Brontis and offers him a drink. Brontis refuses. The church is filled with people chanting and clapping their hands in an ecstatic rhythm. They seem possessed. CONGREGATION You will protect us, Oh Lord. You will protect us, Oh Lord ... The interior walls of the church are covered with white sheets painted in black with the triangle and eye. The Old Priest, his vestments also decorated with the triangle and eye, stands before the congregation and draws a revolver.