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"So the spell turned me into a ten year old on purpose? Why?"
—Duncan to the others.

Chosen Chapter 12: The Curious Case of Duncan Phillips is the twelfth chapter of the Chosen Series.

Plot DescriptionEdit

Timeline: winter 2008

When magical children start disappearing, the Elders send a new Whitelighter to help the Chosen, much to their frustration. A spell to find the children has unintended results and things are further complicated when Violet gets some unexpected guests from her past.


Returning Characters
Introducing Characters

Magical NotesEdit

Spells UsedEdit

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • The title is a reference to the story and film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", in which the main character ages backwards.
  • Violet's parents appear for the first time in this story and they learn about her magic.
  • Gideon is mentioned as being the one who handed Violet to her parents as a baby.
  • Caleb and the Ice Cream Truck previously appeared in "We All Scream for Ice Cream".
  • The Elders decide that the Chosen need a new Whitelighter, after Mikelle was killed in "City of Darkness".
  • Gretchen previously appeared in Four Witches and a Funeral, though the events of that story takes place nineteen years later chronologically speaking.
    • Gretchen becomes a temporary Whitelighter to the Chosen and is then reassigned to a new charge. This charge is Diane, who is also introduced in Four Witches and a Funeral.

Reading LinkEdit

Preceded by:
Chosen Chapter 11: House Party
Chosen Series Followed by:
Chosen Chapter 13: From the Deep