by Faith-Ashleigh Wong
Confession time: Some already know this but the 1940s is actually one of my favourite eras in American history. Incidentally the infamous Black Dahlia case is one I have delved in to before so I am so happy that Ryan Murphy has made a reference to it!
But I digress... This week's list is dedicated to who I think is the most threatening and dangerous ghost in the house at the moment: Hayden.
Five reasons Hayden is a force to be reckoned with
1. She has shown she is willing to pretty much stop at nothing to get what she wants – scheme, lie, manipulate – whatever it takes.
2. She has mastered the art of making herself visible or invisible to the living and she knows how and when to use it to her utmost advantage.
3. Even though she knows she is dead, she can still put on the charm and seduce someone to bed – though ironically not Ben, the one person she actually really wants!
4. She may be one of the newer ghosts to join the house but she's clearly the one most in the know; she's always scheming or has something devious up her sleeve.
5. She will put on a sweet and innocent-looking face, ask for a hug, and then stab you in the back repeatedly – LITERALLY.
This week's Top Horror Stories
1. In this episode, Ryan Murphy infuses some reality in to this horror story – it appears that Elizabeth Short, the wannabe Hollywood starlet who in her death became famously known as the Black Dahlia, actually met her tragic end when she visited the house back in 1947.
2. Ben discovers that the twin babies that Vivien has been carrying actually belong to two different fathers. Hayden makes Ben believe Vivien was having an affair with Luke, the security guard, but Luke is sterile so the baby is not his. When Ben learns the truth, he's going to wish it was...
3. On finding out Tate was the one who raped Vivien, Constance seeks advice from Billie Dean, the medium who we met a few episodes back. We learn that what lies within Vivien's belly is the anti-Christ, the "essence of evil".
So it looks like the end of times is near – thanks, Tate. The good news is it looks like Ben seems to have seen the error in his ways but is it too late? I think Moira may be Ben's only hope as she seems to be the only trapped soul in the house that doesn't have a malicious vendetta.