The Fall of the House of Usher

Why does the narrator visit the House of Usher?

from The Fall of The House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe

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The Narrator and Usher were childhood friends. Recently, the Narrator received a letter from Usher. In the letter, Roderick described a certain "mental disorder" that was plaguing him, and he communicated a desperate desire to see his old companion. Due to the urgent tone of the letter, the Narrator never thought twice; without hesitation he obeyed this "very singular summons."