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Most Significant

Jonathan's description of the Count doesn't sound much like Frank Langella or Bela Lugosi, does it? Here's a composite sketch based on that description. (Note that the blue eyes actually belong to the blonde vampire woman, not the Count.)


Most Significant

"...just before leaving London I got word that my examination was successful; and I am now a full-blown solicitor!"

Jonathan had been under a great deal of stress for several months, first in studying for the exams, then in travelling to London and taking the exams at Lincoln's Inn, and finally the tension of waiting to learn if he had passed. No sooner had he received the good news than he was compelled to unexpectedly take a week-long journey to far Transylvania, since Mr. Hawkins' gout had flared again. (I sometimes wonder if Jonathan's employer--who was also like a father--played up this gout attack in order to reward Jonathan with a long, expense-paid trip to Europe before his marriage.) So Jonathan's baggage included months of intense nervous strain before he ever met the Count or saw Castle Dracula.

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