Chapter 24 Summary

Catherine awakens the next day with hopes that she will see the rest of the abbey. She waits until the general has gone for a walk and then asks Eleanor if she will show her the rooms they did not see the previous day. Eleanor agrees and first takes Catherine to see her mother’s portrait. In the picture Catherine searches for resemblances to Eleanor and Henry in the mother’s face. They then proceed through the gallery and reach the door that leads to Catherine’s mother’s rooms. Just as Eleanor is about to turn the doorknob, a loud voice booms out from behind them, calling out the name “Eleanor.”

At the sound of the general’s voice, Catherine is filled with terror. Eleanor follows her father out of view,...

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