The Alchemist's Secret plot summary

The Alchemist's Secret plot summary - The Alchemists Secret...

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“The Alchemist’s Secret” A man visits Dr. Maximus and tells him a friend (Peckhoff) recommends his services based on a service he performed for the friend. (10) The man conveys his problem – his wife has found another man and wants a divorce with a “settlement” (10) The man does not want to give her any money and asks the doctor to perform the same task he did for his friend, Peckhoff. (5) He tells the Dr. that his wife likes chocolate and indicates that’s how he should poison her. (10) The Dr. tells him that his fees are high and the man does not care. He pays the doctor in gold coins. (10) The man wants the candy sent that evening. (5) The Dr. gives him a number, customer 322, and tells him to refer to that number if there are any difficulties. (10) The Dr. asks if he needs anything to help him sleep. The man tells him he takes a hot grog before going to bed. (10) The Dr. goes to record the transaction. He looks at customer 321 (Complaint: the usual. Remedy: six drops of elixir to be administered in
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