I. THE PRISON DOOR
Note: Is this just a flashback? - no. it’s not. so, FAIL.
beetle-browed
Note: What is this? EYEBROWS.
Finding it so directly on the threshold of our narrative, which is now about to issue from that inauspicious portal, we could hardly do otherwise than pluck one of its flowers, and present it to the reader.
Note: Foreshadowing
It may serve, let us hope, to symbolise some sweet moral blossom that may be found along the track, or relieve the darkening close of a tale of human frailty and sorrow.
Note: Really deep. Description.