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When All Other Lights Go Out

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In J.R.R. Tolkien’s masterpiece The Two Towers there is a classic scene in which the great elven queen Galadriel gives a gift to the hobbit Frodo Baggins. Galadriel knows that Frodo is going to encounter many dark and dangerous places on his journey and so she gives him a small...

Recalled to Life

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One of the most powerful characters in Charles Dickens’ classic A Tale of Two Cities is Dr. Alexandre Manette. In 1757 Dr. Manette is an upstanding doctor with a loving family until he is falsely accused and put in prison. There he wastes away for 18 years, losing himself and his...