Uncle Richard gave the package containing the 4 wax dolls to his nine-year old niece Aubrey Walters; he'd found the package under strange circumstances.
Over the following days, the child's dad will discover strange things apparently linked to dolls. Child has associated her own family members with each doll - Papa Geezenstack, Mama Geezenstack, Aubrey Geezenstack, & Uncle. Whatever she makes her dolls do during a play actually happens to corresponding member of the family soon!
- I didn't quite follow the ending.
Fact sheet.First published: Weird Tales, September 1943.
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