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Panel 1

Zane stands in front of the front door of the mansion, looking at it with obvious trepidation. He is sweating, and his teeth are gritted. He reaches for the doorknocker tentatively. It is a red door with a small half-circle window near the top, a peephole, a simple brass knocker and a doorknob.

Panel 2.

With his other hand, Zane is holding his pin near his shoulder, skull down and shovels on top. Behind him, Mercy is shown in silhouette hanging from the overhang of the porch, making a soft eeee noise. Her eyes are two bright dots of yellow light.

Panel 3.

Zane grasps the knocker and brings it down sharply. The noise of the knock is indicated with thin yellow lines coming from the spot on the door where the knocker struck it.

Panel 4.

Zane sweats as he watches the door open. Beyond the door appears to be nothing but blackness.

Panel 5.

Zane sweats even more as a figure the size of a large man appears in that blackness. The figure is mostly in shadow, with red highlights that make it appear as if it may be wearing a voluminous red jacket and hat. Where its face should be is a larger version of the skull and shovels pin, with the shovels on top.

Panel 6.

The figure's hand reaches for Zane's as if it's going to take his arm or shake his hand. From what we can see of it, it is wearing an outfit with a long, slightly baggy sleeve made of red fabric and stitched with prominent, neat yellow thread. It wears a red glove, also stitched with yellow. There are circles stitched around where the knuckles on the back of the hand are, and lines on the back of the hand. Zane makes no move as if to take the hand.

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