The short tale, "The Hobbyist written by Frederic Brown is about a man named Sangstrom. Sangstrom was at a prescription pharmacy secretly conversing with the Druggist about obtaining an undetectable poison to kill his wife. The Druggist asks to follow along with him to the back end room and puts a lot of coffee into the boiler. The Druggist shows Sangstrom that he feels that this individual deserves the poison totally free but must pay for the antidote. This is when Sangstrom realizes that the Druggist had diseased his coffee.Sangstrom panics and draws out his gun and points it at the Druggist. The Druggist continues to make clear that in the event that Sangstrom hands over $1000 and writes a confession from the murder of his better half and the Druggist in case he did kill either one of these, the man would get an medicament. Sangstrom provided the money and wrote the confession that this Druggist mailed. The story ends with the Druggist being sure..