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CHAPTER II - SEEDS OF TRAGEDY

gaiety sounded forced. " Welcome, Ferdinand. You did well to keep the tryst !"
There was no corresponding warmth in the greetings of the Grand Duke Ferdinand as he stood there facing the Emperor. He paused for a moment hesitating. Then, with a slanting glance of the eyes, signed that the equerry should leave them alone ; meanwhile, he kept his face covered.
Rather surprised at all this mystery, the Emperor gave the necessary order.
" But he knows who you are, Ferdinand," he remonstrated. " What is the matter-why do you not reply to my welcome ? "
For answer, the Grand Duke let the cloak fall from him, leaving his face revealed for the first time. With a cry of horror the Emperor fell back a step and put his hand out as if to ward off what he saw.
" Gott in Himmel !" he gasped, and his face went deadly pale.
" Yes," said the other, speaking at last. " This is youy doing ! "
His imperial cousin looked anxiously at him as he said this.
" What do you mean, Ferdinand ?" he asked in a strained voice.
" This is the price of failure," replied the Grand Duke, " this-and all the rest of your damned scheme."
" Steady, my friend," protested the other. Cousin or no cousin-in the wrong or not-his pride as an emperor lent him courage. "After all, it was you who asked me to help you to carry out a scheme that you yourself had concocted. It was not my idea. But, cousin-how did this terrible thing happen ?"
" I was thrown from my car the day we fled from Cambridge," was the answer through stiff lips. " And I fell on my face. You forsook me when I needed your help most. I lay for weeks at the point of death !"

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