The Prestige - Section 3: Part 2, Chapters 12-22 Summary & Analysis

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Section 3: Part 2, Chapters 12-22 Summary

Alfred's journal continues to elaborate; as Angier has been introduced, he should clarify. He advises there were a great many magicians exploiting the bereaved peoples of the time by using magical techniques to gain funds from the rich by claiming spiritual powers. Rupert Angier was such a man, and Borden witnesses Angier at the home of his grieving aunt. Taken with indignation, Borden set out to reveal the man as a sham. Borden discovered the next séance Angier was to perform and procured a seat. At this séance, Alfred tried to expose Angier as a fake and was thrown into the street. Angier vowed to follow Borden closely along with his career from that day out, and this is how their feud began.

Alfred admits he was the one to issue the first strike, but...

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