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Quigley and Violet's scrapbook about Emily, the mysterious girl who appears in their dreamsRated: Fiction K - English - Humor/Drama - Violet B. & Quigley Q. - Chapters: 2 - Words: 1,102 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 1 - Follows: 3 - Updated: 05-20-10 - Published: 05-09-10 - Status: Complete - id: 5957645
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October 29, 1985
7:30 PM PST
It's me, Violet Louisa Baudelaire. It's been three days, since I made my last entry. In my last entry, I mentioned that Emily had been visiting Quig, Beatrice, and me in our dreams for almost a year. However, I do remember an appearance from Emily, from several years before.
It was back in the fall of 1981, shortly after fire was set to our mansion. We were living with Count Olaf, and being abused by him. It was on the night that Count Olaf had angrily sent Klaus, Sunny, and me to bed - after being mad that we served him and his troupe pasta puttanesca, instead of roast beef. All three of us felt so bad, we cried ourselves to sleep.
Anyway, Emily had appeared to us in our dreams. While I was a little turned off by her dress, at the time - somehow, her presence seemed soothing. She said something about how our mother loved us, and how our mother was living with her. She also assured us that, even though our lives may currently be very dreary, we must not lose hope. She also told us that we would see our mother, again - but that she would appear in a different form.
To this day, this seemed to be the only time Emily appeared in Klaus' dream - and, apparently, she had also appeared in Sunny's dream. In fact, the next day, when Klaus and I were feeling bad about our situation - Sunny had stroked my arm, and she spoke one word: "Emily". With that, Klaus and I had remembered our dream - and we then resolved to make the best of our situation. Since the Quagmires were not yet a part of our lives, Emily had not appeared to them.
Anyway, both Emily and Beatrice have been dropping a few hints that Beatrice may... may have more in common with our mother, than just a name. It appears as if Beatrice may, in fact, be the reincarnation of our mother. Perhaps, there was a reason that Beatrice was sent into our lives.
It should also be noted that Emily has indicated that she and Beatrice had been best friends for ages. She was quite vague in her detail, so we have no idea as to just what exactly "for ages" could mean. She also mentioned that Beatrice lived with her for about six months. That would be roughly the period of time between the mansion fire, and the time young Beatrice was born - the time that we like to refer to as the "Count Olaf era", when the series of unfortunate events had occurred in our lives.
Come to think of it, how does time flow for her? She seems to have some sort of odd affinity for the 1970s, which we still can't figure out. For us, of course, the 1970s were an era when our lives were happy and carefree - and we were quite blissfully unaware of the series of unfortunate events that lay ahead for us. Of course, Sunny also was not yet born. Perhaps, this might be one mystery that will remain unsolved.
As I am completing this entry, I see Beatrice talking with Emily by the tree stump. While the casual onlooker may assume that Emily is just Beatrice's imaginary friend, Quig and I know better than to believe that.
With due respect,
Violet Louisa Baudelaire