(A montage of dim, barely readable scenes. Child Alucanth recoils in fear.)
Unseen Voices: Don't ever come here again! Monster! Demon!
(An unknown person laughs scornfully.)
Unknown Person: You're scared you'll have to fight your father? Hahaha! What a joke! Nobody cares!
(A shadowed man faces a picture window.)
Man: Ordinary humans will always hate you. I am disappointed with your failure to accept this fact. You remain an unworthy heir.
Unseen Voice: You did this! It's your fault! Because you couldn't control your blood!
(Mirabelle's smiling face appears clearly.)
Mirabelle: Mirabelle Moondrop! What's your name?
(Fade back into the library. Alucanth rouses himself.)
Alucanth: ...Oww. What happened? Feels like I've been out for --
Unseen Voice: There you are!