The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Does the dog die?
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Unanswered Triggers
Are animals abused?
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Does a pet die?
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Is there a dead animal?
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Is there excessive gore?
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Is an animal abandoned?
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Is an animal sad?
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Is a woman brutalized for spectacle?
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Is rape mentioned?
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Are rabbits harmed?
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Abuse
Is there domestic violence?
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Is someone gaslighted?
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Is a child abused?
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Addiction
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Is there addiction?
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EliotWaugh
Not exactly, but there are some addiction-like responses in book 1 that could be triggering for people. (Book 1 spoilers ahead.) The kids using the Whisperer talk about it almost like it’s some kind of high - including missing it afterwards, almost to the point of craving. It reads a LOT like a process/behavioral addiction.
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Does someone abuse alcohol?
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Animal
Were animals harmed in the making?
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Does a horse die?
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Does an animal die?
(besides a dog, cat or horse)
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Does a cat die?
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Does a dragon die?
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Are there spiders?
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Are there snakes?
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Are there bugs?
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Assault
Is there pedophilia?
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Is someone sexually assaulted?
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Bodily Harm
Is there shaving/cutting?
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Is there cannibalism?
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Is someone burned alive?
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Is someone buried alive?
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Does a head get squashed?
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Is there a hanging?
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Are any teeth damaged?
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EliotWaugh
Yes, in books 3 and 4
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Does someone have a seizure?
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Is there genital trauma/mutilation?
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Is there finger/toe mutilation?
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Is someone tortured?
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Does someone fall to their death?
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Is there eye mutilation?
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Children
Does a kid die?
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Is a minor sexualized?
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Family
Is someone kidnapped?
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Does a parent die?
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Does someone cheat?
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Fear
Are there jump scares?
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Is someone possessed?
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Are there ghosts?
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Are there clowns?
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Is there a shower scene?
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Gross
Does someone vomit?
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Does someone spit?
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Medical
Is electro-therapy used?
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Are needles/syringes used?
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Is there a mental institution scene?
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Is there a hospital scene?
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Does someone have cancer?
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Mental Health
Does someone self harm?
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® (1-800-DONTCUT)
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Is there body dysmorphia?
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Are there anxiety attacks?
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Is there a claustrophobic scene?
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Does someone have an eating disorder?
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Is there autism specific abuse?
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There is an attempt, but it is not pre-planned or due to depression, and it is stopped (spoilers for book 3 ahead!)

A character decides very suddenly that they don’t want to get captured, and puts themselves in harm’s way. They get saved right away.
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Noxious
Is there shakey cam?
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Are there flashing lights or images?
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Pregnancy
Is there childbirth?
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Are there abortions?
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Does someone miscarry?
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Does a pregnant person die?
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Prejudice
Does the black guy die first?
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Are there homophobic slurs?
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Is there hate speech?
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Does an LGBT person die?
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Are there n-words?
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Relationships
Is there a large age gap?
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Sex
Is there sexual content?
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Is someone sexually objectified?
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Are there nude scenes?
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Is there bestiality?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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Spoiler
Is Santa (et al) spoiled?
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Does it have a sad ending?
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Vehicular
Does a car crash?
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Does a plane crash?
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Is someone hit by a car?
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Violence
Is there a nuclear explosion?
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Is there blood/gore?
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Does someone drown?
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Is there gun violence?
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