Jacques Snicket is found dead and the Baudelaires are framed for his murder. Their punishment is set to be getting burned at the stake. They break out of prison and solve Isadoras couplet poem code to find them in the statue. The village chases them, and Isadora and Duncan manage to get to Hectors self sustainable mobile home.Written by
Hector explains how all books are banned except The Littlest Elf. This fictitious book shows up throughout the books and the TV show. Within the world of the books, it is a story that Lemony Snicket particularly hates because it shows a dumbing down of literature and also is just a bad story. One of the novels was printed with a removable, reversible book jacket; on the other side, it was made to look like the book jacket for The Littlest Elf so readers could "hide" the true book in public. See more »
There is a term to describe the arrival of someone helpful when you least expect it. The term comes from very old plays. Which, near the end of the play when things seem especially dire, a powerful authority figure arrives on a mechanical device to save the day. And, for this reason, the term for such an occurrence is, "the god from the machine." Or, in the original Latin, "deus ex machina."
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