The Burns Room has a curved, glass ceiling and is lined with bookshelves.
There is a cabinet covered in a [[black cloth| blackcloth]] next to a shelf holding a [[bust of Robert Burns|burnsbust]] cast in bronze.
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</html>You pull back the cloth to reveal handwritten manuscripts under the glass, including the lyrics to "My Love is like a Red, Red Rose". Humming it under your breath, you turn back into the [[room |burnsroom]]The bust seems warmer than you'd expect for an object in this room, almost as though the poet is alive - or at least his head and shoulders are. Do you move your face closer to the bronze eyes or [[turn away|burnsroom]]?