| Quote #1
"We have to contend with both the dead and the livin' and that's no easy task." (10.9.93)
At least the dead only seem to bother you when you're asking for it. We wish the living wouldn't bother us on the bus when we're trying to read.
| Quote #2
"Seeing the dead is not one of the gifts of a Caster […] One can only see the dead if the dead so will it." (12.07.99)
Genevieve's ghost allows herself to be seen by Ethan. Great. Then why can't Ethan see his mother's ghost? If she's helping him, why wouldn't she want him to see her?
| Quote #3
The town looked lonely, and it made me sad. Somehow the magic was gone, without her. (12.19.94)
The cardboard Christmas town that belonged to Ethan's mother is a strong symbol of Ethan's fading memories of her life. How does Ethan keep his mother's memory alive, then?