Jessica visits the widow Olivia Waverly, whose family runs a plantation in Jamaica (won in a cards game decades ago from Jean-Pierre Dusant), for the surprise 21st birthday party of her second son. By father's testament, this Adam gets charge of the estate instead of his old-fashioned uncle Harry Waverly, who considers Adam too undisciplined, his elder brother Mark too dumb. Harry had arranged for Adam to wed Jean-Pierre's daughter, Michelle, so as to unite their adjoining estates. However, Adam presents his wife Selina, whose father, witch doctor Calder Williams, opposes the union even stronger, saying a mortal voodoo curse and leaving a skull with a python as 'wedding present'. That evening Harry is found strangled in his room, locked from the inside, with the snake, for which he's too large. Next day a toast (with wine offered by Dusant) is interrupted for the delivery of a voodoo doll. Next Adam nearly dies from the estate's natural rat poison based on hellebore. After discovering... Written by
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