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And Meg? A ballet dancer and chorus girl like her mama — I could at least do that for her—until the awful fall ten years ago which left the right knee stiff forever. Even then she was lucky, with a bit of help from me. Dresser and personal maid to the greatest diva in Europe, Christine de Chagny.”
-- Narrator (Chapter 1)

Importance: On her deathbed, Antoinette recalls how she provided for her daughter not only by getting her a place on the chorus at the Paris Opera but also helped her get her the position of the personal maid for Christine. Meg remembers vaguely the Phantom who was said to have haunted the opera house in Paris but had no idea that Christine had been associated with him.

The skull and face were hideously deformed, the former displaying only a few tufts of filthy hair. The face was distorted down one side as if...
-- Narrator (Chapter 1)

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