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CHAPTER II - SEEDS OF TRAGEDY

wishes and had all the estates of the Grand Duke Ferdinand within my empire transferred to Herr Straussman-that is the name you said ? Though, mind you, it was not easy to do. Berndoff was very awkward about your relatives. It was only when I assured him that they all were well provided for, that he would consent to the legal transfer going forward. I shall make him suffer for his impertinence, but for the moment I dare not show my hand. Still ! What is it you really want me to do ?"
As he was speaking, the other grew calmer ; though it was easy to see that he still smarted under the recollection of his recent disappointment. He had thought to use the Emperor's influence for his own ends-only to find that he was cleverer than he had given him credit for.
" Help me to get my revenge," he said very slowly, the ugly twist on his face showing more than ever.
A sigh of satisfaction escaped from the lips of the despot. He could control the destinies of millions by a mere whim-held their very safety and lives in his hands ; but he never had been able to manage Ferdinand. The Grand Duke was a man of much stronger will and personality ; though when these two men were together, it was a case of when " Greek meets Greek."
" And don't forget we're both in, right up to the neck, as it is !" added the man with the twisted face.
" Well," replied the Emperor. " I must confess that I anticipated you would ask me this-and, as usual, I have prepared the remedy. That is the reason of all this secrecy. No one must ever know that you were not killed in that accident."
" Don't worry," sneered the Grand Duke. " I'll take care of that-but what about that equerry ? " He is entirely dependable," replied the other

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