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“No, and that’s final.”

Helen’s heart stopped. Father never denied her anything in regards to science and abnormals, but when she truly needed his assistance as she did now… “But Father, without the blood my experiment is meaningless.”

“Your mother went half-mad trying to unlock the secrets of that vial, Helen. I will not let the sacrifice of her wondrous mind be the impetus for your ludicrous ideas.” With a heavy hand on her shoulder, he added, “And your mother would not want it either. You are a fine doctor, sweetheart, I know you will find her cure without it.”