Casting the Runes, and Other Ghost Stories - Canon Alberic's Scrapbook Summary & Analysis

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An Englishman named Dennistoun visits the town of S. Bertrand de Comminges in 1883. He is traveling with two friends, who are not as interested in archeology as he is. The Englishman wants to visit S. Bertrand Church and document all of the wondrous things he finds in there. The verger, the caretaker of S. Bertrand Church, tends to his needs, but the Englishman notices that he is very nervous about something. Dennistoun sees the man several times appear to be cringing or huddling against the wall. At times, they hear noises and Dennistoun notices the verger has turned white. At one point, Dennistoun is admiring a picture, and turns to find the verger kneeling with a look of agony on his face. Dennistoun asks the man if he has any manuscripts, hoping to find something valuable. The verger tells him there is something...

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