This is novella that was first published in the 1982 short-story collection, “Different Seasons.” It was made into a movie in 1998 starring Ian McKellan and Brad Renfro. The story focuses on Todd Bowden, a good student who gets good grades, comes from a good family, and has a good paper route. But during his research, he uncovers that a neighbor, Mr. Dussander, has been hiding his past and dark secrets about who he was. Rather than turn him in, Todd learns from Mr. Dussander and the two continue to wreak havoc and bring evil to their community until the student finally becomes the teacher. Classic King horror ensues.