The Five Jars by M. R. James. This charming fantasy story is by the famous writer of ghost stories, M. R. James. The author of a letter reveals how he finds five mysterious jars, hidden since Roman times, and samples the contents one by one, gaining magical powers in the process. But he is not the only one who knows about the jars - dark forces are eager to claim them for themselves. This unusual tale still has the power to fascinate and send a shiver down the reader's spine.