Publisher's summary Edit
When a talent scout arrives in Shoreditch, Ram sees an opportunity to further his goals, whilst April strikes up a friendship with new boy, Thomas Laneford. Their choices draw all three to Carterhaugh House – but who is the mysterious Mab that waits for them there...?
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- Charlie was not interested in joining April’s English study group.
- Thomas Laneford gives April the book Child Ballads by Francis James Child. Ballad 39 in the book is called Tam Lin.
- Thomas recites parts of The Faerie Queene by Spencer.
- April thinks that Thomas takes literature with Mr Carlisle.
- Ram memorises the names J. Peak, T. Laneford and D. James from the Coal Hill School Roll of Honours Board.
- April's mother collects knitting patterns.
- Liam and Rhys are two other strong football players on Ram and Thomas's team.
- Ram is called to see the Head but leaves before she calls him.
- Ram is against asking for Miss Quill's help.
- Plover birds accompany crocodiles and clean their teeth.
- Mab tries to get inside April's head by reminding her about her father.
- Ram recalls a saying of his gran.
- Ram says his prosthetic leg doesn't react fast enough and this it give him 'the grace of a drunk hyena.
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- Mab mentions Ram's prosthetic leg given to him by the Twelfth Doctor. (TV: For Tonight We Might Die)
- Mab knows that April shares a heart with Corakinus. (TV: For Tonight We Might Die)
- Ram mentions meeting Shadow Kin (TV: For Tonight We Might Die), dragons (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo) and grief monsters. (TV: Nightvisiting)
- April plays the fiddle, preferring folk (TV: The Coach with the Dragon Tattoo) and roots. She even composes music herself.