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room, and addressing an artillery officer who was playing asked where Pepe Alvarez was.
" `Isn't he here?' said the officer.
" `No.'
" An odd silence fell upon the party. Don Pedro exercised all his self-control to prevent his face from showing what he suddenly felt. The thought flashed through his mind that those men at the table suspected that Pepe was with Soledad, his wife. Oh, the shame! The indignity! He forced himself to go on playing for another hour and still he won. He could not go wrong. The game broke up and he returned to the ballroom. He went up to his cousin.
" 'I've hardly had a word with you,' he said. `Come into another room and let us sit down for a little.'
" 'If you like.'
" The room, Conchita's boudoir, was empty.
" 'Where is Pepe Alvarez tonight?' he asked casually.
" 'I can't think.'
" 'You were expecting him?'
" 'Of course.'
" She was smiling as he was, but he noticed that she looked at him sharply. He dropped his mask of casualness and, though they were alone, lowered his voice.
" 'Conchita, I beseech you to tell me the truth. Are they saying that he is Soledad's lover?'
" `Pedrito, what a monstrous question to put to me!'
" But he had seen the terror in her eyes and the sudden instinctive movement of her hand to her face.
" 'You've answered it.'
" He got up and left her. He went home and looking up from the patio saw a light in his wife's room. He went upstairs and knocked at the door. There was no answer, but he went in. To his surprise, for it was late, she was sitting up working at the embroidery upon which much of her time was spent.
" 'Why are you working at this hour?'

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