The Dark Is Rising - Part One: The Finding; The Sign-Seeker Summary & Analysis

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Part One: The Finding; The Sign-Seeker Summary

As Will opens the strange doors, he finds himself in a great hall full of beautiful tapestries. An old lady and a tall man named Merriman Lyon greet him. Merriman lights a circle of candles, which repeats the symbol on the ornament Will wears on his belt. As Will explains the events of the preceding and current day, he finds he knows more than he realizes. Merriman and The Lady explain that Will is one of the Old Ones. Merriman illustrates Will's power of telepathy by imagining a scene and asking Will to describe it, then by describing a scene that Will imagines. Merriman asks Will to put out the candle flames with his thoughts. Will resists, thinking of a bigger fire, but succeeds anyway. Will relights the fire in the hearth mentally and Merriman tells Will...

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