Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does Lee find when he returns home? What does Lee know about who is responsible for what he finds?
As Lee returns home, he finds his father and brother, Martin, dead. Lee's mother is sitting in her chair, but she cannot speak or respond to his questions. Lee then finds his sister, Carrie, hiding in the cellar. Lee knows that the Roses did this.
2. What reason does the leader of the Red Roses give for the murder of Lee's father?
The leader of the Red Roses says that they had to kill Lee's father because he left his own kind and fought when they came to take the warrior, Carrie. The leader also says that there are several dead on their side as well, also justifying their actions with Lee's family.
3. What surgery did Dr. Longbranch perform on Jackson Swift as an infant? For what reason?
Dr. Longbranch performed a surgery on Jackson Swift shortly after his birth to give him a stone. A child born without a stone often dies within a short time; therefore, Jackson's aunt asked Dr. Longbranch to give Jack a stone to save his life. However, Longbranch gave Jackson a warrior stone rather than the wizard stone he should have had.
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