The Penultimate Peril - Chapter Eleven Summary & Analysis

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Chapter Eleven Summary

On Wednesday morning, Ernest wakes the children in their closet and demands that they put on their blindfold. Confused, the children ask why. Everyone at a High Court trial must wear a blindfold, he tells them. They take the saying "Justice is blind" very seriously. After the children have put their blindfolds on, Ernest leads them to the courtroom, bumping into walls and tables, because he too is blindfolded. The ridiculousness ensues when Justice Strauss tries to call the courtroom to order, but the hundreds of guests who have shown up for the trial cannot find their seats because they cannot see them. The judges threaten anyone who removes their blindfolds to find their seat with contempt of court, so it takes a very long time before the trial can actually begin. Finally, Justice Strauss beings the trial, which will try...

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