My paper will discuss how fear is used to manipulate others. I will support my issue using ideas extracted from The Color Crimson and Lord of the Flies. Fear is a natural feelings in humans occurring when a person seems threatened; when he feels that he must be preserved from something or someone. Dread is a safeguard system inside our mind that people use for self-defense and success. In fact, the body is always well prepared for any intimidating and unidentified situation which makes an attempt on our lives, and the body can responds with panic to anticipate to fight and survive. This is a natural action in humans. However, some psychologically unwell people are afraid in way too many circumstances, because of insecurity, shyness, low self esteem, etc.