Back in Ojai, the Witch of Endor enters her antique shop. Sophie and Josh immediately realize that she is blind.
The Witch tells Flamel to call her Dora, and turns to Scatty, talking in a language Sophie is surprised she can understand.
Hey Josh, allow Sophie to translate: Dora wants to know why her granddaughter hasn't come to see her for 300 years, or e-mailed, phoned, or even looked in a mirror to talk to her.
Uh oh, looks like there's trouble in this vampire-witch family.
But Scatty and her Gran work it out. They make up and continue to chat.
Sophie and Josh realize that Dora can somehow see them through the mirrors, even though she is blind. Oh so that's what they're there for.
Flamel asks the Witch to tell them what happened in the Shadowrealm today—you know, after they fled it.
Bad news, Flamel. Dora tells him that the Shadowrealm is no more, and that Hekate is dead.
She tells Scatty that because Hekate was family, she'll need to avenge her death.
Sure thing, says Scatty.
As it turns out, Dora saw all this coming. In fact, she saw the events of today a full month ago, because she sees all the potential versions of the future. Of course only one of the versions she sees ever comes to pass.
The twins are startled to see that she has no eyes—just reflective mirrors.
That's because she gave up her eyes in exchange for the gift of Sight.
Dora agrees to help train Sophie because she knows that the Dark Elders can only be stopped by Silver and Gold.