Legend has it that Cornelius’ ghost is turning rebels into stone back in the 16th century.
Now, there is no evidence to support this since it happened a long time ago. We can safely say that it did not happen since there is no such thing as ghosts. The Scooby Gang will be the first to tell you that. They’ve spent a lot of their time unmasking people who pretend to be ghosts. Yes, there is always a logical explanation for experiencing the supernatural. Some people would go too far lengths just to scare people into having a hidden mission in mind. You can’t blame them for doing so since some people really believe in ghost deals. Scooby and Shaggy are usually the ones used as bait to capture the ghost. When the creature is finally caught, they will unmask whoever it is and reveal it to the public. It is always not who you think it is and you know you will most likely be wrong with your initial guest.
When it comes to Cornelius’ ghost attacking the goths. Those people are responsible for his death so a lot of suspects would already come into mind. The first one would be a family member of Cornelius. You can bet Velma would just spend a few days there and she will already figure out who is behind the Saun and Starr discounts scare tactics.
It is amazing how the gang has solved a ton of mysteries over the years then easily move on to the next one.
Fred will be the one to think of the trap set to take out the monster. The monster must have had cardio exercises to chase people around unless the monster is a machine or a hologram. Those things haven’t been exactly invented back in the day. Besides, Pope Cornelius is not exactly someone who is in great shape so there is your first clue immediately. The next one would be where he is attacking the Goths. The person doing it could just be standing nearby and waiting to pounce when the opportunity presents itself. You know there are a lot of things that could go wrong back in the day. A ghost would prevent a lot of wrongful processes from happening.
Also, Pope Cornelius believed in a lot of things but having enemies is not really one of them.
You know he would want nothing more than the best for everyone including his enemies. He would prefer to kill everyone with kindness so he is not really a fan of violence. We can only wish there were more people like him and not people with cruel intentions. Cornelius suffered a nasty porn deals demise and there is really nothing we can do about it right now. All we can hope for is that it does not happen in the future. Besides, the past is past and everything was way different back in the day. We can all just be thankful we are alive right now and not make enemies with powerful people.