The Baudelaires are in a compromising position when Uncle Monty is discovered dead in the Reptile Room.
Did You Know?
The base of the 'statue' in the labyrinth says, "In Loco Parentis" and "Memento Mori." In Loco Parentis is the term used for Olaf's legal guardianship of the Baudelaires. Memento Mori is a reference to the Prufrock Preparatory School motto, from The Austere Academy. See more
There's no word to describe the feeling of waking up and knowing instantly that something is terribly wrong. If there were, the Baudelaires would have used that word when they rose to find dawn had awoken them, and their Uncle Monty had not.