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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who do the magicians emulate?
2. Who had recruited William and Michael?
3. Where does Cross wait for the Mastermind?
4. Why does the Mastermind reject killing Cross?
5. What must happen before Craig is caught?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Early in the story, Michael refers to the cops as "toothless." Why did Michael make that comment? Examine the author's use of irony in the scene when Craig has his teeth knocked out by Cross.
Essay Topic 2
Examine the author's choice of settings for the book. Why do you think New Orleans was the site of the climax for the vampire murders? Would you have chosen a different setting?
Essay Topic 3
Cross and Jamilla are in the midst of a budding relationship during the case. Explain how the relationship affects the investigation. Did the involvement change anything? Were Cross' behavior or motives different during Jamilla's rescue because of the relationship?
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