*Strange Paradise: Episode 49*
*Episode 49: Slideshow: http://tinyurl.com/pf8b4***
*Raxl:* �On Maljardin, Jean Paul Desmond�s isolated domain,* *loyalty are
stretched to the breaking point by the unnerving chain of events. Even the
master�s long trusted servants come under the shadow of doubt, when Erica
Desmond�s blood-stained locket is found, and the mystery of its removal
from the cryo capsule is deepened by of the pearl found within. Was it
Fate or the devious hand of Jacque Eloi des Mondes that caused this
long-forgotten skull to be disclosed or does it give warning of who is next
The storm is raging on the Island as Quito carries the skull from the crypt
to the s�ance table. He stares at it after placing it on the s�ance
a skull on the s�ance table? Did you put it there?" Jean Paul asks as he
walks to the s�ance table. Quito nods his head. "Ah, was it Raxl who told
you to do this?" Again Quito nods yes. "Hmmm, she seems to think it's an
omen of death. but I believe it is the angry spirit that has been plaguing
us. If we could make contact with this spirit to find out what it wants us
to do, then do it perhaps it will leave us alone." Jean Paul says walking a
few steps away from Quito. "But it is Vangie the medium who must
walks past Jean Paul in agitation. "I don't know how long my will can hold
out. The s�ance must be now!" Quito turns to Jean Paul and nods, then
leaves the room.
Holly is sitting up in bed. Tim is sitting next to her on the edge of the
bed talking to her. "So you�re going to attend the s�ance." "I get the
shakes every time I think about it. But I must, I really must." Holly tells
him. "After all you went through how could you let Jean Paul persuade you."
"He needs us. He needs me." "What is it about that guy!" Tim says angrily
coming to his feet. "No matter what he does or what trouble he causes
people are willing to forgive and forget as if he's some school boy playing
tricks instead of a megalomaniac." "You're beginning to sound like Dan
Forrest." "Is that so surprising." Tim says turning and walking back to
Holly. "We're all in the same boat but up until now Dan seems to be the
only one to do something about it." "There's nothing we can do about it."
Holly says Tim glances away. Holly watches Tim's _expression. "Is
may be." "Oh Tim be careful." Holly says worriedly. "Don't worry about
me. You're the one who should be careful. You know what happened at the
s�ance last time."
Jean Paul paces back and forth through the Great hall. He looks at his
watch as Matt rushes down the staircase. Jean Paul walks up to him. "Well?"
"Vangie says she'll have to wait a while longer. She expects the ordeal to
be even more strenuous this time. She must take the necessary time to
prepare." "How long will she be?" asks Jean Paul. "I don't know." says
Matt. Jean Paul walks away then he turns towards Matt. "You haven't
changed your mind Reverend, you will be there?" "I have said I will, and I
will!" Matt says angrily. Jean Paul looks away from him. Matt steps off
the bottom step and walks over to Jean Paul. "You are still determined to
go through with it?" Jean Paul turns angrily. "For heaven sake Reverend
nothing will happen." "Are you sure of that?" "Look I don't understand
this, for the past few days people here are beginning to treat me as if I'm
some sort of tyrant." "And aren't you?" Jean Paul nods. "Well I know it
must seem so keeping you all here like this for so long. It is for the best
for Erica." Jean Paul turns away walking to the s�ance table, he grips a
chair back with his hands. "And you have been comfortable here haven't you?"
"You mean comfort of the body, or the spirit?" Matt asks. Jean Paul turns
around angrily. "Are you about to lecture me?" "Are you willing to listen?"
Jean Paul turns his back to Matt. "No Reverend, I'm thinking only of the
s�ance and Erica." Jean Paul says then walks away. Matt walks up to the
s�ance table and shakes his head.
Quito enters the boat house to collect supplies. He picks up a barrel, he
walks towards the door then stops and looks around. Not seeing anything he
walks out the door. Dan and Tim leave their hiding place in the boat house
after Quito leaves. "That was close." Tim says. "He'd have killed us with
his bare hands if he had found us here. Without orders from anyone." Dan
tells Tim. "Okay I get the picture. Hey what's happening?" Tim asks as the
boat house starts shaking. "Water." Dan says looking down. "The whole
place is going to be washed away. We've got to get out of here." Matt and
Dan grab something to hold onto as the boat house shakes. Tim falls, then
pulls himself up. Dan looks at his watch. Tim grabs his arm as Dan shakes
him off. Looking at his watch Dan smiles, then the shaking stops. "I was
right." "About what? I thought we were goners." Tim says. "The whirlpool
is one of the things that make it impossible to get off this Island. Quito
and Jean Paul know how to get a boat through it. Now I'll be able to, I
found out when it stops." "Well, who ever heard of a whirlpool stopping."
Tim says. "It's caused by the currants. This one is caused by the currant
of tides. When it is high tide either high or low the water moves in or
out. Now I found a way to get off this cursed Island. I'm going to use it
if it's the last thing I do." says Dan.
Holly is sitting brushing her hair at her night stand. "Tonight?" she says
to Tim turning towards him. "That's what we decided. You see there is
about three minutes when the whirlpool stops, now that's not very long but
it's plenty long enough for a motor boat to get from one side to the
other." say Tim standing in the doorway. "How are you going to start the
boat without any key?" "Well Dan will think of something. Crossing wires,
I don't know." "You sound so sure." Holly says turning around to face Tim.
"I'm surer now than I've been of anything. And you should see Dan. Now the
s�ance could be the best thing that ever happened." Tim tells her. "What
do you mean?" asks Holly. "It will be a diversion. You see Jean Paul will
be so busy worrying about those spirits he won't even give a care about
what's going on at the boat house." "Unless he wants you at the s�ance
to." says Holly.
Jean Paul is facing Jacques portrait when Jacques tries taking over Jean
Paul's body. Jean Paul clutches his face. He spins away and shouts. "No!
Not this time! I will conduct the s�ance and I will sit at the table!" Jean
Paul runs off to the crypt. Matt and Dan walk in from another doorway and
watch as Jean Paul leaves the room. "It won't work. It can't, the whirlpool
is just the beginning. So you found a way through. But what about
afterwards? There are rocks and treacherous currants. No you haven't got a
hope." says Matt. "Tim and I don't agree. And while your sitting here
being terrorized by that madman we'll be on our way. The three of us would
have even a better chance at success. Come on Matt, what do you say?" "No
Dan, this is my place here now. I was sent here for other purposes. I can't
just run away." "All right. Don't blame me if you don't make it through
the night." Dan says then walks away from Matt. Matt glances at the s�ance
table and sees the skull.
In the crypt Jean Paul is pacing fighting to keep Jacques away. "Oh Erica,
soon, soon my darling. If only Vangie could get ready. I can't hold out
much longer. I can't..." Jacques tries again to take possession. Jean Paul
grabs his temples. "Get away! Get away! Erica if we are to have the time,
if I can find the time. If I could only get to the s�ance and still remain
myself let it be soon. Let it be soon!" Matt and Tim walk quietly down
the staircase. Jean Paul is sitting on the couch with his back to them.
Matt is at the bottom of the staircase watching them. They quickly head for
the outside door. As they open it Quito blocks their exit. "You won't need
your coats gentlemen." Jean Paul says to them. He stands. "The s�ance takes
place inside." Tim and Dan walk back towards Matt. "We were just going for
a walk." Tim says to Jean Paul. Jean Paul walks over to them. "The s�ance
is about to begin. Oh no gentlemen." "You don't want Tim and me, hostile
spirits you know." Dan says. "I want you all to be in the room tonight.
You are all invited." "Vangie wouldn't want us. We would just be in the
way." says Tim. "I'll decide who is in the way. I want you all here. Quito
close the doors.: Jean Paul looks at Matt. "Matt get the others." Matt
walks up the staircase. "Quito take the gentlemen�s coats." Tim and Dan
hand their coats to Quito.
Matt walks into Holly room "He's waiting." Holly stands. "I'm frightened."
"I know but we'll all be there with you. I have to go and fetch the
others." Matt says turning away. "All the others?" Holly asks. "But Vangie
said..." "All of us. Jean Paul�s orders." "All right then." says
being very brave Holly." Matt says touching Holly's shoulder. "I don't
feel very brave." Dan, Tim, Jean Paul and Quito stand next to the s�ance
table. Elizabeth, Alison, Holly and Reverend Dawson walk down the staircase
to join them. Jean Paul walks over to them and greets them. "Welcome." "I'm
not sure we should be here." says Alison. "I'm sure." Jean Paul tells her.
"In any case I'm glad to see were not meeting under a chandelier."
Elizabeth says to everyone. "This time there will be no accidents. Every
element in Maljardin will be here. Every action observed. Ladies, gentlemen
take your places." They walk over to their chairs. Tim stops next to Holly.
"Holly are you all right?" "What happened to your escape?" Holly asks
quietly. Tim points at Quito. "Quito bring Raxl here. You see, everyone."
Jean Paul says. Holly moves over a seat when she notices her mother
sitting next to her. She sees the skull. "Does that horrible thing have to
be here?" "The skull is Raxl�s contribution. Is that not so Raxl?" Jean
Paul says to Raxl. "That is so." says Raxl, she is standing behind Jean
Paul. Jean Paul reaches out and turns the skull. "I am not afraid of a
dead man's skull. These empty vacant spaces that stare at us all have no
eyes to see us. There is no brain to wish us evil. There is nothing but
death. I am looking for life. Raxl, bring Vangie down we are waiting." As
Jean Paul starts taking his seat Raxl calls out to them. "I have warned
you, all of you" Matt and Tim stand. "Sit down!" Jean Paul orders them.
They sit back down. Jean Paul also sits. "Jean Paul?" Alison calls to him.
Jean Paul sits with his eyes closed. "Alison is speaking to you." Dan
tells him. "I am listening." "If Erica does contact us from the world of
the dead, then you lost her. The experiment is over." Alison tells him. "It
will never be over." "Leave her rest in peace Jean Paul. Her soul is at
eternal rest." says Matt. "We are still finding a way to help her to tell
us if there is a way for her soul to be brought back to her body. She will
tell us all." says Jean Paul. "There is no must with the dead." says Raxl
from the staircase. Jean Paul looks at her then he notices Vangie.
"Vangie." He calls her name and stands to his feet. Vangie walks down the
staircase and joins them. "Vangie, this time you will succeed. Sit down."
Jean Paul says to her. "There is someone missing." says Vangie. "There is
no one outside of the circle that would interfere with your spirit. We are
all here." "There is one missing." Vangie says as she takes her seat.
"There is someone who has failed to join us. Erica." Vangie says closing
her eyes. "Erica." says Jean Paul sitting down. "You will all join hands.
Lights, to bright!" says Vangie. "Quito dim the lights." Jean Paul tells
him. "Silence. Erica return. A sign Erica, give us a sign. Speak to us."
Vangie calls to Erica. "The Conjure Gods have the power that flow through
me. They cannot be denied. Erica Desmond we bid you return!" "Erica!" Jean
Paul shouts. "Here, I hear!" Holly calls out. "Erica Desmond if you have
entered this room make your presence known to us." says Vangie. The door
blows open. "Wind, only the wind." Holly says with her eyes closed. "Erica
Desmond I command you to speak." says Vangie. "Yes, yes." says Holly. "Is
that you Erica?" asks Vangie. "Make her speak. Erica!" calls Jean
is a force here beyond my powers. I cannot control it." Vangie says. The
doors slam shut. "Silence. Is it you Erica?" "Erica I have waited so long,
speak to me. I beg you." Jean Paul calls to Erica. A light chime is heard
through the room. "Is that you Erica?" asks Jean Paul. "Have you returned
to me?" "Jean Paul, Jean Paul I am here. We will never be parted again
Jean Paul. Jean Paul." Erica's voice calls to him. "Erica, I heard your
voice. I heard you speak. Erica? You spoke, I heard you. We all heard you."
"Silence." Vangie warns everyone. "Erica?" Jean Paul calls. "Erica."
Vangie calls to her. "If it is you tell us your a spirit of goodness. If
you are a spirit of the light give us a message of love and peace on this
Island. If you are an evil spirit depart." "No." says Jean Paul. "Jean
Paul, I love you. I will come to you." Erica's voice is now coming from
Holly's mouth. "Yes. Yes I'm listening." says Jean Paul. "I'll be with
you soon Jean Paul. Soon I will be with you." "How? Tell me how?" asks
Jean Paul. "There is evil here." Vangie says. Holly screams. "I want
this stopped." says Elizabeth. "Leave the poor girl alone." says Dan. "No,
I hear her. Erica!" "Jean Paul you must open my capsule." Erica tells him.
"Will I find you alive? Unharmed?" "Open my capsule alone." Erica
is an evil force here." Vangie tells them. Holly cries out. "Erica
Desmond!" "Stop, we must stop this." Vangie tells Jean Paul. "Yes we must
stop this!" Matt cries out. "No I hear my Erica. Tell me how..." Jean Paul
starts saying. Vangie stands and clutches her throat. "No! Let me go.
Conjure God, my ancestors.' Vangie staggers. Everyone but Jean Paul and
Holly stand. Jean Paul shout at everyone to sit down. Vangie cries out as
she falls. Alison rushes to her side. "Vangie." "Murder I've been
murdered." Vangie cries out as she clutches her throat. "Vangie it's all
right. Don't move." says Alison. The other are standing around them. "Death,
it was prophesied that I would die here on Maljardin. They must leave.
Escape. I have been murdered." says Vangie. "I will avenge. Who has harmed
you?" asks Raxl. "Evil, evil has destroyed me. Let me die." Vangie
struggles. "In peace here on Maljardin." Vangie's hand falls away from her
throat. Raxl and Alison lower Vangie to the floor. Alison checks for a
pulse. "She's dead." Alison stands and Matt holds her. Jean Paul looks up.
"Forgive us all Vangie." Raxl crosses Vangie's arms on her chest. "Vangie
is gone Master but another has arrived." In Vangie's hand is the pearl from
Summary by Debby Graham & Slideshow by Ron Janick
*Strange Paradise: Episode 50*
*Episode 50: Slideshow: http://tinyurl.com/rtg8f*
*Dan Forrest:* �The haunted island of Maljardin. On this stormy night,
Jean Paul, the master of the island, has commanded his unwilling guests to
join him in calling forth the ghost of his dead wife, but the s�ance ends
with the mysterious death of Vangie, the medium, and in her lifeless hand
was found the pearl that had belonged to the dead mistress of Maljardin.�
Raxl brings the pearl to Jean Paul. "Surely you recognize it, Master." Jean
Paul holds the locket in his hand, he opens it. "But it was in the
locket.." He picks up the pearl from Raxl's hand. "Erica was here. It's a
sign that she isn't dead. Do you believe me?" Holly sits with her eyes
closed. "I. I..." then she collapses. Tim grabs her as she falls to the
side of her chair. "Holly! Doctor Carr I think she fainted." Alison rushes
over to Holly. Elizabeth stands next to Tim. Jean Paul lays the pearl on
the table. "Erica is alive. She has come back to me." says Jean Paul as he
stands then rushes to the crypt. Alison goes after him. Raxl grabs her arm
and Alison shakes her off. Raxl looks away worriedly.
Jean Paul enters the crypt. He walks over to Erica's capsule. "Oh Erica did
you think I didn't believe you my darling. Soon we'll be together again. We
will never be separated." Jean Paul says as he reaches for the controls and
the locks on the capsule. "So you're going to open the capsule." Alison
says behind him. Alison rushes to his side. "Please, please I must be
alone." "Why did you pull back? Are you afraid of what you'll see?" Alison
asks. Jean Paul looks at Alison, then walks to the side of the capsule.
"Alison, you heard her. She was here. The only way I can get her back is to
open the capsule." "Well go on. Why do you hesitate?" Jean Paul turns
away and leans on the tank with the gauges. "Because you said if we heard
her this experiment would be a failure. That only the dead could speak to
us in a s�ance." "Then why did she tell you to open the capsule?" "I
don't know! Alison as long as she is in here she is safe. The corruption of
our world, the air we breath will not touch her. Not while she is in here.
But if I open it, well you heard her tell me to open it." "Yes I heard
her." "Through Holly. Why her? A girl that Erica never knew." Jean Paul
looks at Alison. "Is this some kind of trick you're playing." "We both
know Erica's voice. I heard my sister speak." "You wanted her dead! Dead
and buried, you always wanted me to open this capsule. Is this some kind of
scheme, some conspiracy that you and Vangie and Holly are all playing a
part in?" "Well you won't know until you open the capsule. The choice is
yours Jean Paul" Alison tells him then leaves the crypt. Jean Paul kneels
next to Erica's capsule. "Oh Erica if my choice is wrong, I've lost
everything. I'll never see you again. I can't bear that my darling. I can't
bear it." Jean Paul says as he lays his forehead against the capsule.
Holly is in her room laying on her bed unconscious. Elizabeth and Tim are
with her. Holly opens her eyes. "I feel better now." Holly says as she
tries to sit up. "I just felt so faint." "Should I get Doctor Carr?"
Elizabeth asks sitting on the edge of Holly's bed. "She can give you
something." "No thank you. I don't need a doctor." Holly says sitting up,
leaning against the headboard. She turns away. "Goodnight mother." "I�m
just down the hall if you want me Holly." Elizabeth says touching Holly's
hand. Holly doesn't look at her. Elizabeth stands. "Goodnight Holly." she
says as she leaves the room. Tim glances at the doorway as Elizabeth
leaves. "Do you believe that if I want her? I think she's about fifteen
years to late." says Holly." "She was scared Holly we all were." "Tim
what happened?" "Don't you remember?" "I remember we were holding hands
and Vangie was starting the s�ance. Then all of a sudden I felt like I
wasn't there. I could feel myself breathing and I could feel the touch of
hands. But everything seemed so far away." "Holly, Erica spoke through
you." Holly turns and looks at Tim. "Tim the s�ance worked." She hugs her
arms around herself. "I want you to hold me for a minute.' Tim puts his
arms around her. "Nothing more is going to happen to you. Look there will
be no more s�ances with Vangie dead." "Tim, what was she like? Erica ,
what did she say?" "She was very gentle, loving. She promised to come
back." Holly turns away shivering. "Holly are you sure you're all right?"
"All of a sudden I felt so cold, as if someone opened a window
there is nobody here and I haven't moved." Tim tells Holly. "Tim, the
s�ance is over but that's how I felt at the beginning of it. It's all over
isn't it?" Holly looks at Tim. "Tim you said Vangie is dead!"
In the Great hall Raxl covers Vangie's body with a sheet. "You will take
Vangie's body to the Conjure burial." Raxl tells Quito who is standing next
to Raxl holding a candelabra. "Now we must protect the living. You feel it
to, the danger that has come into the house with the rabbit of evil. But
where has it gone? Who is it seeking?"
The black rabbit is sitting in it's basket in Holly's room. "Holly, look."
Tim says. Holly looks over the end of the bed. "Tim, the rabbit has come
back somehow." They both look down at it.
Dan is looking at his watch in the Great Hall. Tim comes down the
staircase, Dan walks over to him. "How's Holly?" "She's better. I think
she is going to try to sleep now. It might be a good idea for us all." Tim
says to Dan. "Not for me. I figure the tide will be in the right condition
again. Just before dawn." "You're still not going to try to cross the
channel?" "With Vangie's death it's more important than ever now. We are
all still prisoners here. Come on Tim, two of us have a better chance of
making it than just one." Dan tells Tim. "I can't Dan. I have to stay
here." "Don't you see..." Dan starts to say. "No listen, there is nobody
else that Holly can trust. Not that I'm able to help much." Tim says
turning away. Dan follows Tim. Tim is looking at a paper. "What's that?"
Dan asks. "It was a sketch I did of Erica at the cafe. Seems like years
ago. Could it happen Dan? Could she come back."
Raxl and Quito are in the crypt next to Erica's capsule. "Mistress you can
not wish evil for this house. Yet it is here, I can feel it. Tonight when
the great door burst open. It was all around like a perfume. How can I stop
Elizabeth is in the lab looking at bottles on the shelves . Matt walk in.
He walks over to her. "I wondered who could be in the lab at this hour of
the night." "I couldn't sleep. I thought perhaps Alison could give me
something." Elizabeth tells him. Matt turns away. "She isn't in her room?"
Elizabeth shakes her head no then walks over to him. "This s�ance tonight,
we could have been just tricked couldn't we?" Matt looks at her. "By whom?"
"Holly." "Are you that suspicious of her?" "No but why would Erica pick
my daughter? This is more your field than mine Matt. Can't you exercise
spirits?" "There are rituals. But we're not dealing with a spirit." "Either
someone spoke through Holly tonight or they didn't. Now which is it?" "I
don't know! Each day on this Island I grow less and less sure of what I do
know, what I can believe." "Not much help for my daughter." "One thing we
should remember though." Matt touches Elizabeth's shoulders. "There can be
good spirits as well as bad."
In the Great hall Raxl is carrying a T shaped tool. "Where is it oh spirit.
Guide me, guide your Priestess where evil lies in this house." Raxl turns.
"No, no do not desert me. Guide me, show me where the rabbit is. It will be
sacrificed on the alter of the Sacred Temple I vow it!" Again Raxl holds
and follows the T shapes powers. It leads her up the staircase.
Holly is sitting on her bed petting the rabbit. "I think you like me. What
are you frightened of? You're trembling so much." Holly sits up and looks
around the room. She picks up the rabbit and places him back in his basket.
She walks to the door and opens it. She gasps. Raxl walks in. "Is there
something I can do for you Miss Holly?" Raxl asks. "No thank you." "There's
no need to be afraid of me." "I'm not afraid of you." Holly says hugging
her arms against herself. "All of a sudden I'm so cold." Holly says as she
turns away. "I'll close the drapes." Raxl says walking across the room and
pulling the drapes closed. "Shall I take this out of the room?" Raxl asks
picking up the basket. "The basket? No leave it, the rabbit came back."
Holly says rushing over to Raxl. They look down into the basket. "He was
in there. Raxl tell me. A black rabbit is not a very common animal is it? I
mean I don't think I've ever seen one before." "Some people think they
bring death to a house. And the only way to prevent it is to sacrifice the
animal." "Kill it! A harmless animal?" "All people have beliefs Miss
Holly. Some stronger than others. Do you not in your world touch wood or
take a pinch of spirit salt and throw it over your shoulder to prevent bad
luck." "But that's silly superstition. It doesn't mean anything." "On
Maljardin you will find there is nothing without meaning. If you find the
rabbit Miss Holly will you keep it here till I come? Goodnight." Raxl says
carrying the basket from the room. Holly closes the door.
Jean Paul walks into the Great hall. He looks at Jacques portrait. "Why
aren't you laughing now? Have you been called back into hell my ancestor?
Or are you at last frightened into silence?" "Master I have been searching
for you." Raxl calls as she walks down the staircase. Still carrying the
basket she walks over to him. "I've been out at the cliffs, I needed time
to think." "And the cryo capsule?" Raxl asks. "Still unopened." "It must
remain that way." Raxl tells Jean Paul. "That's a decision I must make
Raxl!" "Oh please Master listen to me. At the s�ance tonight evil entered
this house." "How can you dare to say such a thing! You heard the voice of
my Erica!" "I heard her. But I also say death came into the house." "Silence
woman! My Erica would cause death to no one! You knew her. Gentle. Smiling,
she would not harm anyone. Vangie perhaps, the strain was too much for her
heart. Knowing she was on this Island having predicted that she would die
here. Erica had nothing to do with that. You must see that." "Then you
will open the capsule?" asks Raxl. Jean Paul turns away. "I don't
you grant me one favor? My people have a way of purifying the spirit,
cleansing them of all harmful and evil influences." "No." Jean Paul tells
her. "A little time that's all I need." "Time! when my darling is down in
the crypt waiting for me to free her. I'm the only one that can do it Raxl.
You know that." "Please Master." "No, leave me alone." Jean Paul says
turning away. "I must decide if I dare." Jean Paul walks over to a chair,
gripping the back with his hands.. Raxl watches Jean Paul, then leaves the
In the crypt Quito is checking the gauges. He walks over to the capsule and
looks it over. He hears someone on the stairs, turning he sees Raxl coming
down. "We haven't much time Quito, we must find the rabbit before that
capsule is opened. We must find it and sacrifice it on the alter of the
Great Serpent. Search for it and find it." Quito nods his head and rushes
up the stairs. Raxl follows. The rabbit is in the crypt sitting next to
Jean Paul is standing in front of Jacques portrait. "What trick of the
devil have you plotted against me tonight?" Jean Paul asks pointing at
Jacques. "It's torture, I know that voice but was it really Erica. Answer
me!" Jean Paul shouts, then turns away from the portrait. He start walking
around the room trying to come to a decision. (the next conversation takes
part in Jean Paul�s mind silently) 'Oh my darling, do I dare risk the end
of everything? But it might be one of his tricks.' Jean Paul turns and
looks at Jacques portrait. 'If I could only be sure. soon it will be dawn
and I must decide. Will I find you alive my darling Erica or would you be
forever dead?' Jean Paul sits down. "You would like that wouldn't you?"
Jean Paul says aloud. "To taunt me forever. To continue this evil farce."
Again he thinks to himself silently. 'What am I to do? I must decide before
it drives me mad.' He lowers his head.
In the lab Dan is talking to Alison. "I'm going to make a break for it
Alison. I'm going to try to reach the Mainland. before dawn." Alison
rushes over to him and touches his arm. "No Dan don't risk it. Even if you
get past the first whirlpool you don't know if you'll be able to free
yourself from the tides the rest of the way." "I think I can. Alison will
you come with me?" Dan asks turning towards her. Alison shakes her head,
then takes a couple of steps away from him. "No Dan." "It's because of
Jean Paul?" Dan asks. "And Erica." says Alison. "I see." Alison turns to
Dan. "Dan please, please do me a favor. Please wait until we find out what
he's going to do about the capsule. It can't take much longer."
Jean Paul raises his head. "Oh if you can show me some other sign Erica. To
know that you were here. Show me I beg you." Chimes sound in the room as
Erica's pearl rolls to Jean Paul's hand. "Erica, Erica it is you! You are
here!" Jean Paul stands and rushes to the crypt.
Raxl and Quito enter the Great Hall, they see Jean Paul heading for the
crypt stairs. "He would not listen. Will he be able to stand what must
happen now?" Raxl asks as she looks at Quito.
Jean Paul rushes to the capsule. "Okay my darling, it could only be you
because the pearl I put in your locket was around your neck. My darling
only you could know but you have given me the sign. Now give me the
courage." Jean Paul turns the knobs to stop the pressure and freezing
chemicals from entering the cryonics capsule.
"I tell you Alison I've got it all figured out. As soon as I figure the
tides are right I'm going to get into that..." A warning ringing is heard
through the lab. "What's that?" Alison asks.
Jean Paul turns more knobs breaking the seal. Reaching down he starts
pulling the door and the capsule bed out. Inside laying on the bed is the
conjure doll and silver pin.
Summary by Debby Graham & Slideshow by Ron Janick
Ron and The Boston Babe:
Daisy and at the Bridge: Bella, Tiki, Coco, Pepe, Tiny and Flower
*"Dobby never meant to kill, Dobby only meant to main--or seriously injure."
Dobby, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows--Part1"
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