The Widower in the Window

Full of grief and loneliness for his late wife, the tailor Virgil consulted with Dead Man Lucretius about ways to interact with the dead. They conduct experiments in Virgil's workshop late at night...

A skeleton named Lucretius

"My good man," said Lucretius. "You have so many scissors that belonged to late cloth merchants, seamstresses and tailors."

It is true.

hands holding a pair of scissors

If you look through the handles of scissors once owned by a late seamstress, tailor or cloth merchant on the thirteenth day of the thirteenth month, under a full moon, then you may see into the Land of the Dead.

mantle clock
Art is a tonic for grief.