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Political assassinations, voodoo, slavery, King Solomon and the demons of the Goetia.
This epic episode goes from the Caribbean, Middle East and Eastern Europe - spanning 70 years in the life of a man as he rises from slavery, wars with Napoleon Bonaparte, and battles demons - both his own, and those from another world.
As we draw closer to the explosive ending of Season 1 of The Sulphuric Secrets, here is the definitive account of how it all started. Truth is stranger than fiction, as real-world events and people are woven into the fictional narrative of week’s episode; that culminates in a mind-blowing twist.
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- Serfdom in Romania: http://vmek.uz.ua/03400/03407/html/383.html
- Abbas and his horses: https://issuu.com/arabian-horse-times/docs/ed-history-abbapasha907a
- Solomon Bible Passage: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=1_Kings%2011:5%E2%80%939&version=nkjv
- Séraphin, H., & Nolan, E. (2014). Voodoo in Haiti: A religious ceremony at the service of the ‘Houngan’called ‘tourism’. Rituals and traditional events in the modern world, New-York: Routledge. (download: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hugues_Seraphin/publication/263087434_Seraphin_H_Nolan_E_2014_Voodoo_in_Haiti_A_Religious_Ceremony_at_the_Service_of_the_'Houngan'_Called_'Tourism'_in_Frost_W_Laing_J_Eds_Rituals_and_traditional_events_in_the_modern_world_New-York_Routled/links/54f234e40cf24eb87945ec8a)
- Toussaint Louverture: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/09/books/review/a-biography-reveals-surprising-sides-to-haitis-slave-liberator.html
- Black Spartacus Review: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/oct/11/black-spartacus-the-epic-life-of-toussaint-louverture-review-superb-history-of-haiti
- 'Secrets of Voodoo' - Milo Rigaud, Published 1953