For ten years, Jacques Hercik, a French journalist,
engaged in collecting materials for a book with an intriguing title
�”Killer statues, maniac dolls”, which was published at the end
last century. The book contains dozens of testimonials about this.
amazing and frightening phenomenon. Below are just a few
The spacesuit becomes a murderer
Festival of avant-garde art, held in 1993,
darkened by a terrible and incredible event: came to life and “came to
rabies “one of the exhibits – a spacesuit for underwater installation
works submitted by two French artists.
As follows from the story of the employee of the hall named Helga Steress,
in the evening, after the closing of the pavilion and turning off the electricity,
she heard in one compartment a characteristic crackle resembling
sounds from welding. Even from a distance a woman noticed quite
a large humanoid figure that, emitting a metallic
crashed, shifted from one foot to the other and made
senseless actions – the welding machine burned everything in its path
and bit into the walls with a power drill. The figure resembled kooky
the robot. Helga could not understand how this exhibit managed
connect to power supply. As soon as the woman came to be near
him, the steel monster grabbed her and lifted her above the floor. Peeping
through the round window inside the helmet, Helga did not see anyone there.
The suit was completely empty.
The guards, who ran to the desperate cry of the woman, did not see
nothing but burned and holed with electric drill walls.
The deep-sea spacesuit stood, as if nothing had happened, in his
former place among other works of art.
A few more days passed – and in one of the exhibition rooms were
found scattered at a decent distance fragments
the human body: legs, arms, medulla, ears, nose … This
was all that was left of one of the usual consultants who
was a student of art history faculty …
The authors who created the spacesuit argued that they did not equip their
product by additional details. By the way, expertise
confirmed this fact, after which the ill-fated spacesuit was
Dummy turns into a rapist
One fashionable Parisian boutique added fame dummy,
ordered by the shop owner to showcase avant-garde men
clothes. Salespeople boutique nicknamed mannequin Etienne. This mannequin
the young man was stylish, just unique
bright green face and very human, albeit unnatural
Subsequently, the saleswomen told that, stripping and dressing
dummy, they noted something like an erection in it, despite the fact that
Etienne had no sexual organs. His body began as if
would thrill with excitement that caused girls endless
taunts and jokes. This went on for quite a while, until one day
An eighteen-year-old saleswoman named Natalie did not go to the police
with a rape statement.
The girl said that she was told to carry the mannequin in the back,
to clean it and change clothes. As soon as Natalie crossed the threshold with
Etienne in hand, intending to turn on the light, like a mannequin firmly
clutched at the shoulders of the girl and, bending her down, raped with something
like a dildo.
Soon another saleswoman became the victim of Etienne, over whom he
He mocked in a wilder and more perverted way. From sin
Away, the mannequin was removed from the display case and taken to the warehouse.
Once the owner sent there a twenty-year-old Edith for some reason. When
ten minutes later the girl did not return, her friend is in alarm
followed after. What she saw plunged her into shock: Edith’s body, before
unrecognizable disfigured, squirming in agony on the floor …
Horrible dummy, it was decided to burn. On the execution, which
held at the city dump, in addition to the police, were present
all employees of the boutique. According to eyewitnesses, Etienne, as if alive,
writhed in flames and reflected on the face of a mellow sadist
cruel torment …
Statue of Venus with bloodthirsty inclinations
In the summer of 1998. in a remote area of Italy, suddenly appeared serial
the murderer who at two-week intervals sent to the forefathers
eight men with very similar appearance. All these were high
growth, certainly foreigners, such blond with Scandinavian
type of face. On the throat of all the victims there were dark marks left
clearly not a man – it is not clear by whom.
Maniac never caught, and soon the murder
have stopped. Most detectives puzzled by the fact that
next to the corpse of the last victim in the construction pit lay
fragments of a marble statue of ancient venus which was previously
stolen from the park next to the villa of a local businessman.
Just a few days after this incident in
Sweden ended his life by shooting himself in the head, young
the artist who came to Italy a year ago and copied here
works of ancient art from private collections. By the way
the artist was tall blond. From the diary of the deceased became
details of the story �”Awakening” marble goddess.
Having received permission from the owner of the villa, the maestro came every day
work in the park. Gradually, he began to notice that the head
sculpture every time it changes its position. Venus has clearly experienced
sympathy for the artist. At the same time, she sent him certain
impulses, trying to impress: if the young man does not reciprocate, his
expects cruel revenge.
The artist finally became convinced of the terrible conjectures, when
the fine marble feet of Venus spotted the fresh ground: searching for
his statue left its pedestal at night! ..
Before leaving the young man came to say goodbye to the statue, but
as he approached, the statue tried to draw the artist
to yourself, grabbing his hand by the throat. Miraculously escaping, young man
hurried to the airport and flew home.
However, having read in the press about the elusive and mysterious maniac,
appeared in a familiar place, the artist secretly returned to
The statue, as he had supposed, disappeared from the park, and the young
the man decided to conduct his own investigation. Artist whole
spent days hunting for a stone killer, and finally his efforts were crowned
success: on the head of Venus, who committed another crime,
The ice ax, which was stored in advance, collapsed.
However, being a very emotional person, the artist considered
blame themselves for the deaths of eight men, because they killed
a sculpture awakened by him to life. Not enduring remorse,
the young man decided that suicide would be the best way out for him …
* * *
Reading these stories, involuntarily recall modern robots
and the fears of a number of scientists who claim that such “toys”
can bring great harm to humanity, if not completely
to destroy. It seems that such fears are not unfounded when
In this world, even inanimate dolls and sculptures are able to come to life and
become killers. What, then, to talk about robots,
originally endowed with a certain mind …