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CHAPTER I - A MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR

as the other nodded agreement. " You are thinking of the Count ? "
They shuddered at the mention of this name, and then both drew their great skin coats more closely about them, looking furtively towards the window and the door as they did so. Almost as if in reply to them, there came at that very moment the longdrawn-out wail of a wolf. Its mournful howl echoed around the deserted station and sent cold shivers down the spines of the two waiting men.
" I'm not going out there again to-night," said the younger man. " I don't intend to be food for either wolves or vampires."
" Quiet, you fool ! " cried the other. " Don't you know how unlucky it is to talk of such things when the moon is full? Are you seeking for trouble? Besides, we have our orders."
" Who is to know ? " reasoned the other.
" How do they get to know everything ?" countered the older man.
This seemed to impress his companion and he shrugged his shoulders as if in surrender.
" Very well," he said, "but don't say I did not warn you."
Just then, they got a surprise. Following on the end of the wolf's drawn-out wail there came the sound of a footstep on the station platform outside. They did not expect this ! Muttering prayers mingled with curses born of deadly fear, they jumped up and seized their revolvers. All the warnings they had been given came back to them. Here was the very thing they seemed to have anticipated at Headquarters. Someone had come after all !
But, as they looked questioningly at each other across the table, the two men were wondering how anyone could possibly have got to this outlandish place on such a night. The ground was covered by

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