As the flickering candles cast eerie shadows, they held their breath, eager to connect with the other side. Their whispers beckoned an ancient spirit, and the room grew colder. A shape materialized in the mist, its twisted features taking form. Panic surged as they realized it was their own reflection in a cracked mirror, distorted by their desperate yearning. Yet, the mirror whispered back, its voice an eerie amalgamation of their fears, "You called, and now you shall never be alone."