The receiver changed the sound to moving pictures of the dead, which could float free and alive in the air.
Once again that Osram bulb, reminiscent of Byron the Bulb from Gravity's Rainbow.
Ella and Jacob's Experiments:
The pair settles on Jacob's farm, where Ella begins her inventing work in earnest. Inspired by her brother's researches, Ella's interests now focus on the dead, who she hopes to bring into our world through a visual telephone. She begins to make working models of potential mechanisms. Meanwhile, hjer new husband Zoltan Abbassid conducts his own secretive experiments on the Mesopotamia bees he has sold to Hive-Maker.