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In the Shadow of Blackbirds - Chapter 7, Death; Chapter 8, The Expert; and Chapter 9, Blue Smoke and Whispers Summary & Analysis

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Mary Shelley has an out-of-body experience and can see her smoking body as her spirit hovers in the eucalyptus tree in Aunt Eva's yard. Mary Shelley calls to the people gathering around her body but no one seems to hear her. An ambulance arrives and Mary Shelley can see the attendants lifting her into the vehicle. Mary Shelley realizes that it is not her time to die so she forces her spirit back into her body and it feels like she is diving into Arctic cold water. When the ambulance stops, the attendants are shocked to see that Mary Shelley is alive and she is quickly wheeled into the hospital which is jammed with beds holding flu patients. Aunt Eva soon rushes in to see Mary Shelley and tells her that the girl had...

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