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At the end of the movie Thir13en Ghosts, is Cyrus a ghost or a real person? If he's a ghost, why can he be seen without the glasses?

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You obviously missed a point, which is cleared in answer. –  Ankit Sharma Jul 17 '13 at 7:55
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A bounty, really? Any questions or misunderstandings regarding the already existing answers? –  Sonny Burnett Jul 19 '13 at 9:07
    
@christianRau ... Maybe he added a bounty so as to give it to you? I mean, because your answer is spot on. –  Paulster2 Jul 19 '13 at 10:43
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@Paulster2 Might be true, yet that would logically be preceded by acceptance. –  Sonny Burnett Jul 19 '13 at 11:34

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That's the point. Arthur taking off the glasses while Cyrus still keeps visible shows that Cyrus wasn't a ghost at all. You seem to forget that Cyrus planned all this in advance. He wasn't dead at all and this whole story of him inheriting his house to his nephew was just a setup to get Arthur and his family into the house, since he needed Arthur and his love for his children as a final key to drive the machine.

All Cyrus wanted was the machine (which the whole house was) to work in order to use the powers of the Ocularis Infernum to his advantage (see comments) and for this he needed somebody sacrificing himself out of true love, which he couldn't do, but fortunately he knew somebody that could, Arthur, so he lured him into his house by faking his death and coming up with that heritage plot.

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He want to open Ocularis Infernum and going to gain control of it. –  Ankit Sharma Jul 17 '13 at 7:58
    
@AnkitSharma And what could that do? What did he gain from it? –  Sonny Burnett Jul 17 '13 at 8:02
    
The purpose of the machine was to allow a person to see things past and present which would allow one person to rule the world easily and The Ocularis Infernum means Eye of Hell. –  Ankit Sharma Jul 17 '13 at 8:07
    
@AnkitSharma Thanks for the clairification, haven't seen it for quite some time. –  Sonny Burnett Jul 17 '13 at 8:10

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