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In the Shadow of Blackbirds - Chapter 13, Ugly Things; Chapter 14, Stay Safe; and Chapter 15, The Weight of Souls Summary & Analysis

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Julius, Aunt Eva and Mary Shelley are greeted at the seance by a young woman named Lena Abberley and introduces them to a couple other people in attendance. Lena distributes sugar cubes soaked in kerosene as anti-flu snacks for the guests. Mary Shelley takes offense at Lena's asking who they want to contact because she thinks that if Lena is legitimate, she will bring through whoever comes, not someone already identified. Lena instructs the guests to stay in their chairs, keep silent and not break the ectoplasm which is the flow of spiritual energy coming from Lena. Lena begins the seance and soon there are knocks on the table which starts to shake. Mary Shelley stretches out her legs and feels a pair of female legs wrapped around the center post, shaking it...

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