Rain of the Ghosts chapter
Rain of the Ghosts cover
Number 8
Series Rain of the Ghosts
Pages 75-86
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"Grave" is the eighth chapter of Rain of the Ghosts.

Chapter Brief: Rain comes to terms with her loss

Page Numbers: 75 to 86 (U.S. paperback)


  • Rain and Charlie "blow off some steam... with seniors"
  • Opie puts himself in danger
  • Rain says goodbye to Sebastian
  • Rain realizes her ghost sightings are tied to the armband



  • When Rain insists that she saw the first ghost before she started grieving, Charlie recognized her stubborn expression as "determined to go left" after he tells her to go right. This references the first chapter, when she did just that.
  • The music in Rain's head reach a crescendo for the second time.

Cultural References

  • While waiting for 'Bastian's spirit to appear, Rain felt foolish—like Linus van Pelt fruitlessly waiting for the Great Pumpkin to rise. This is a reference to the character from the Peanuts comic strip.

Music in Rain's Head

  1. Steel drums


The title refers to Sebastian's grave, which Rain visits.


  1. Rain Cacique
  2. Charlie Dauphin
  3. Marina Cortez (first speaking appearance)
  4. Ramon Hernandez (first speaking appearance)
  5. Lew Dauphin (mentioned)
  6. Hank Dauphin (mentioned)
  7. Maq (no dialogue)
  8. Opie (no dialogue)
  9. Rose Bohique (gravestone)
  10. Callahan (mentioned)


  1. San Próspero
    • ​The N.T.Z.
    • Camino de las Casas
    • Pueblo de San Prospero
      • Old Plantation Road
      • San Próspero Cemetery


Unanswered questions

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