Now the first two episodes have been released, the story is beginning to take shape, and here is everything you need to know.

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As its title suggests, American Horror Story is set in New York City.

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Opening in 1981, the show begins with a murder, the beheading of a gay man, which is the latest in a string of killings taking place across the Big Apple.

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Opening in 1981, the show begins with a murder, the beheading of a gay man, which is the latest in a string of killings taking place across the Big Apple.

source: sarah scoop

Patrick (Russell Tovey) is the closeted detective who is assigned to the case. His partner Gino (Joe Mantello) is a journalist for LGBTQ+

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publication The Native, who is keen to know more and frustrated with Patrick for not telling him.

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The earlier death is only the first of many in the opening two episodes

and it's revealed to viewers that the serial killer at large is named "Big Daddy," though no one appears to know who or where he is.

American Horror Story Season 11 airs with two episodes a week on Wednesdays at 10 p.m. ET on FX.