« Truly there is no such thing as finality. | Main | There lay Lucy, seemingly just as we had seen her the night before »

Comments

Most Significant

VISITS TO WESTENRA TOMB

Visits to date: 1
Time of visit: 11 p.m.?
Who: Seward, Van Helsing
Purpose of visit: Not stated in advance
Anti-vampire measures: None stated
Notes: Van Helsing opens Lucy’s coffin and breaks the inner lead seal. Seward and Van Helsing see that the coffin is empty. They watch the area outside the tomb from midnight to sometime between 2 and 3 a.m., when they see an elusive “white figure“ in the cemetery from a distance, and recover a small child.

By not telling Seward what he expects to see, Van Helsing can pretend that whatever they see is precisely what he expected (“magician’s choice”).

Most Significant

“…[I] found the Professor holding in his arms a tiny child…[we] looked at the child's throat. It was without a scratch or scar of any kind.”

BLOOFER LADY casualties to date: 3 1/2

Most Significant

Well, today DraculaBlog got real!. I was thinking of the blog when it hit me-- not only am I experiencing Dracula in "real time", but I am also located at the same latitude as the action, which is now in London. Sunrise and sunset will be at approximately the same time, the season is roughly the same. The climate here, sadly, is a bit harsher.

Bryan Alexander

Stay warm, MS!

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

My Photo

October 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31            
Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 07/2003