Vanessa and Sir Malcolm attend the party at Ferdinand Lyle's home in the hopes of learning more about the the Egyptian hieroglyphs found on the dead creature. Vanessa meets the ever young Dorian Gray. Vanessa also participates in a séance where she proves to the spirit world's conduit. Meanwhile, Ethan Chandler makes the acquaintance of a prostitute, Bona Croft. She in turn has a session with young Gray. Elsewhere, Victor Frankenstein is amazed at how quickly his creation, who he has named Proteus, can learn. It all comes to a surprising end however. Written by
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When Vanessa goes into trance, she talks about a "green place" where "the Porters are dying". This is a reference to the characters of Jane and his father in "Tarzan of the Apes", by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The novel takes place approximately at the same time as the series, and matches its the Victorian setting. See more
At the seance table, Madame Kali asks the women to remove their gloves and the men their jewelry. We see the servants with bowls go around the table collecting gloves and rings, but immediately afterwards, in the overhead shot of those seated at the table joining hands, Mr. Lyle and Sir Malcolm both still have on their wedding rings. See more
Samson et Dalila: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix
Music by Camille Saint-Saëns See more