She cannot speak to her husband, who has left her a widow. That being said, she is tormented by this fact. When a case drops into her lap that she is less than enthused by, she becomes enticed when it appears this might lead to her finding out where her husband's spirit is - and might actually lead to contact with him.
Still, it's exactly like a case that went sideways for a former friend, so it's not an ideal situation by any means.
I'm not super fond of Dr. Mirage as a character. She just never clicked with me, but this storyline made me more interested than I've been before.
“I want it.”
Reggie slapped a hand over his eyes. “You’re killing me here, you know that right?”
Is couldn’t smother the grin. “Killing myself, too.” He swallowed. “Come here.” Then he shook his head. “Forget that, I’m coming to you.” He went to Reggie, hugging him close and putting his face in the crook of his neck. “It’s you and me, Reg. Always has been.”