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The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Sight Summary

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The Sight Summary

When a baby is born with a piece of the amniotic sac on its head, it is said to be born with a veil. When this happens, it is said that the child will have special psychic abilities. Esau Mayes is born with this veil that leaves him with what his mother calls the sight, an ability to see into the future. Esau's mother tries to make her son hide his sight. However, when his father returns home for the first time in years, Esau cannot help but warn him that the men he borrowed money from are coming to hurt him. Esau's father decides to take advantage of Esau's sight to help him win money at the track. This works from a time until Esau feels pressure and cannot use his sight anymore. A short time later, Esau's father is beaten by the men...

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