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he said slowly. "All the time you have been lying there, I have hated to think of this moment-but I'm afraid it has to be."
The other looked at him sharply, and his dark eyes seemed to pierce the brain of the doctor, in search of the truth.
" Tell me," he said softly; " I am not afraid."
" Well then," was the reply, " I will explain. When you had your accident-and you have yet to tell me how it happened-you were thrown violently on to your face. The jaw was fractured in a most curious way. Evidently the bones of the left side of your face are more brittle than those on the right, for they seem to have crumpled up under the force of the blow. I can assure you that in my treatment I have used every possible care ; but I regret that even medical skill has not succeeded in restoring your face to its original state. Look ! "
He reached over to a mirror and put it into the hand of the man lying on the narrow white bed. Then he deftly removed the bandage from the patient's face.
The hand that held the mirror suddenly tightened on it, as the man looked at his reflection in the glass. It was a horrible shock ! What he saw there was positively revolting ! His aristocratic features, once known throughout Europe for their handsomeness and dignity, were now all twisted over to one side, changing his whole appearance. The man who looked at him from the glass was a man unmasked by Fate-shown up shamelessly to the world in his true colours-a cruel, calculating villain whose ruthless and horrible schemes had brought horror and loathing in their train. . . .
The watching surgeon saw nothing on the face of his patient of this mental conflict-his inscrutable expression never changed once . . . not even at the next moment when all his pent-up fury and disappointment

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suddenly changed to wild exultation. In a flash he had realised that the Unkind Fates had overstepped themselves for once, and given him a surer weapon than he had ever had before-- No one could Possibly recognise him now.
He was free to pursue his way again-a way that was as evil and twisted as his terrible face !

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