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lit by candles.
Contemporary Examples

Thanksgiving Day Horror: Minnesota Teens Killed in Alleged Break-In Matthew DeLuca November 27, 2012
Inside China’s Mistress-Industrial Complex Junheng Li, Bethany Allen, Ana Swanson February 3, 2014

Historical Examples

Minstrel Weather Marian Storm
The Saracen: Land of the Infidel Robert Shea
The Saracen: Land of the Infidel Robert Shea
The Saracen: Land of the Infidel Robert Shea
When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
The Saracen: Land of the Infidel Robert Shea


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