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In the Shadow of Blackbirds - Chapter 10, The Butterfly and the Lightning Bolt; Chapter 11, Phantom; and Chapter 12, Come Talk to the Spirits Summary & Analysis

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When Mary Shelley returns home from the funeral, she has the urge to write a letter to Stephen because that is what she has always done when something has upset her. In the letter Mary Shelley acknowledges that Stephen whispered to her and she wants to know if there is anything she can do to help him rest in peace. Mary Shelley puts the letter in a dictionary and warms some soup because Aunt Eva is working late. Soon she hears a voice saying hello from another part of the house and she freezes in fear. She then realizes that it is Oberon talking from his cage in the living room but then she wonders why Oberon would be saying hello if no one was in the room with...

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