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CHAPTER II - SEEDS OF TRAGEDY

" He is young and loyal and thinks it a great honour to be trusted with such a secret. The poor young fool-he doesn't know that he will be sent to my African Colony very shortly. Even if he survives the mosquitoes and fever, he won't have many people there to listen to him if he talks !"
This heartless assurance seemed to satisfy the Duke, for he waved to the other to proceed.
" Well then," the Emperor went on, "the second point is that no one must ever know what we two talk about to-night. The officials on the train have no idea that it stopped to let a man aboard to see me-they think I was in bed long ago. You are supposed to be a surveyor in these parts with a report. They are used to such things-you see we are in the middle of our Army Playground here. Now this thing I want you to do-".
The Grand Duke leaned forward slightly in his padded arm-chair as his cousin began to talk. There was a faint look of amusement in his eyes as he watched the man beside him. His theatrical manner, his impetuous way of talking, and above all, his pretence of honesty, all contributed to a feeling which almost bordered on scorn. But as the Emperor went on, a new look came into the deep-set eyes of the man with the twisted face. The scheme that was being unfolded was far beyond his very wildest dreams. Revenge ? Yes ! and more than revenge. It was wonderfulmarvellous ! The pallor of his skin seemed to add to the intensity of his eyes as they burned with a red fierce light. His warped mind wriggled and squirmed with joy as he sat there breathlessly listening to the ambitions of the Emperor. He did not mind that he was to be the means of those ambitions being realised. All he cared about was the fact that here at last was his chance !
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