Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist, and satirist. The most famous was due to his talent in satiric stories. Despite his reputation as a searing critic, Bierce was known to encourage younger writers, including poet George Sterling and fiction writer W. C. Morrow. Bierce employed a distinctive style of writing, especially in his brief stories. His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, impossible events and the theme of war. In 1913, Bierce traveled to Mexico to gain first-hand experience of the Mexican Revolution. While traveling with rebel troops disappeared in Mexico in 1914 without a trace and his final fate is unknown. A "Diagnosis of Death" by Ambrose Bierce is cryptic and mysterious short story with an implication of uncertainty and lack of proof. Our character proceeds to tell his doctor friend, Frayley about an experience in which he believes helps to argue that there is something more to the supernatural than the scientific world tends to believe. He explains that he took board in a room that used to be inhabited by a doctor. On a side note, he explains that the doctor could predict incoming death of a patient. However, Hawver comes back to the story to explain while in the home one day, the doctor appeared out of nowhere, gestured at him and proceeded through the home and disappeared. Hawver tries to argue to his friend about the fact of ghosts, ghost stories and existence of them. Anyway the end will shock you out.