Special Sub-Topic: The Adventures of Cecelia and Kate, Part 3
|Cecy's oldest children are twins, a boy and a girl.|
true. Cecelia and James have four children- Arthur and Eleanor, nine year old twins, Diana, who is four, and a baby named Alexander. Kate and Thomas have two children- Edward, who is about six or seven, and Baby Laurence.
|The 'Mislaid Magician' comes from what country?|
Germany. Herr Schellen came to England to inspect the existing railways and some proposed routes for new railways. The Duke of Wellington asks James and Cecelia to look into his disappearance, but in the process, they discover a conspiracy that could be disastrous for the whole nation.
|Which child climbs into the back of the caravan?|
Edward. Edward is very curious and climbs into the back of what he thinks is a caravan. However, it is actually a regular wagon in disguise. He ends up as a prisoner of Mr Scarlet, but is luckily rescued by his parents a short time later.
|A little girl is rescued from her kidnapper and brought back to Skeynes. By what name do they call her?|
Drina. Later they learn her full name is Alexadrina Victoria and she is the daughter of the Duchess of Kent and heir to His Majesty the King. When her mother comes to rescue her, she brings a contingent of the army, including Colonel Winters (from "The Grand Tour") who attempts to arrest Thomas!
|What is the name of Georgy's husband?|
Daniel, Duke of Waltham. Daniel is a bit stuck up and a compulsive gambler - perfect for Georgy. Georgy runs away because she thinks her husband is trying to have her killed. Of course it is all a mistake and the two are reunited in the end when his investments have finally paid off.
|The 'Mislaid Magician' is finally found near the Dancing Weans, an ancient stone circle, but he has been turned into what kind of animal?|
dog. There is a spell that causes any magician or wizard who tries to enter a stone ring to turn into a dog, each a different kind. Herr Schellen is a sheepdog when they find him, but is restored to humanity when Kate is unwittingly turned into a foxhound. She is rescued when Mr Skelly steps into the Dancing Weans and becomes a terrier.
|Which of the following is NOT true about ley lines?|
Any magician who tries to tap their power will die.. While magicians have died trying to use ley power, it is possible to use them safely. In the course of investigation, Mr Wrexton discovered an old spell using ley lines that bind the country. Cecy observes a steam train engine pulling a ley line. Later, with the Wrextons, they also note that, after the train has passed, the line is a little stronger. When Mr Scarlet tries to use his ley magic against Drina, it doesn't work and the power is unconsciously absorbed by the girl.
|Who is the author of the poetry book so popular in London?|
Georgy. Georgy has an annoying habit of writing verse in her letters. Kate of course recognizes Georgy's style when she reads the very popular book of very bad poetry. It turns out Georgy had written letters to someone to make Daniel jealous. But the receiver had the letters published to embarrass Georgy. In the end, Daniel goes to London, buys up every copy of the book, and has them all destroyed.
|What is the name of the Irish magician who is an expert on ley lines?|
Sean Skelly. Mr Skelly is a rather obnoxious Irishman who holds the English in disdain. The only reason he agrees to come and help is because he is persuaded by Theodore Daventer, the young man who was unwittingly made the Emperor of all Europe in "The Grand Tour". He is still able to influence others and convinces Mr Skelly to come to England to help. Unfortunately, Mr Skelly is so arrogant, he doesn't believe anything he is told about what has happened and he gets turned into a dog!
|Who was behind the disappearance of Schellen and the whole disturbance of the ley line network?|
Mr Webb. Mr Webb and his sister were attempting to use the ley lines to influence Parliament, mostly in regards to a railway line they were trying to build. They set up the spell to turn Herr Schellen into a dog so he would stop snooping. Unfortunately, the spell leaked out to the whole ley network and caused them to eventually turn into dogs themselves. Mr Scarlet was assisting them in their nefarious business. He was also part of the plot to kidnap Drina.
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