Chapter 7. Maximizing Collective Energy

It was on a dreary night of November that I beheld the accomplishment of my toils. With an anxiety that almost amounted to agony, I collected the instruments of life around me that I might infuse a spark of being into the lifeless thing that lay at my feet. It was already one in the morning; the rain pattered dismally against the panes, and my candle was nearly burnt out, when, by the glimmer of the half-extinguished light, I saw the dull yellow eye of the creature open; it breathed hard, and a convulsive motion agitated its limbs.[1]

So begins Chapter 5 of Mary Shelley’s classic, Frankenstein, the story of Dr Victor Frankenstein who creates a living body from an assembly of body parts collected from the ...

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