Though the story Fear is from the unit of the supernatural stories, it is not a supernatural story. In fact, it is a psychological story. It’s a thriller / suspenseful story based on human fear of a nervous man. This story also shows how a man behaves in a state of panic and nervousness.
On that very day, he went to the bank to withdraw 50,000 pesos because he had seen a house within that limit. The deal was finalized and he had to do the payment. He was very careful from the beginning. The bank was slightly crowded that day and he did not like it. In his turn, the bank accountant started to count the money loudly which Armando did not like. He feared other people would know that he was carrying a heavy amount and anybody could loot him.
As Armando waited for the bus in the street, why wasn’t he happy about buying a new house?
Armando was quite nervous and afraid of getting robbed in the bank lobby. When he came outside in the street to get on a bus, his mental condition was still the same. He thought he could easily be robbed out of his fifty thousand pesos with which he was going to buy a house. And, his long dream could be shattered. Hence, because of the fear of robbery in his mind, he wasn’t happy at all about buying a new house