From the publishers website:
Terror Thirteen is the great new horror RPG. It focuses on telling Gothic, Victorian, Dark Romance, and other classic types of horror stories. With its intuitive Conflict Resolution System and clever pacing and framing techniques, which enhance the telling of horror stories.
While other games have focused on adventure horror, this game focuses on supernatural and cosmic horror as imagined by masters like Shelley, Stoker, Hawthorne, Poe and Stevenson as well as those stories told by modern masters in film and literature.