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bubbled merrily in the big cut-glass goblets, "-and to our plan."
He lifted a telephone from his desk and spoke a few words into it, and soon the train began to move back into the station once more.
" Von Holberg will get your sleigh for you," the Emperor said. " I hope those fools on the station will remember their orders and keep their mouths shut. Everything depends on absolute secrecy now."
" I wouldn't worry about them-they won't say much," the other said quietly. " And as for a sleigh -I did not come in one."
" You walked ? " gasped the Emperor. " With all those beastly wolves about ?"
The other just laughed a grim laugh, as he reached for his fur cloak. The train had stopped again, and the equerry was already out on the station platform looking for the Grand Duke's sleigh.
Soon, the eerie visitor was ready for his walk across the snow-covered country to his castle ; and as he stood there, gaunt and sinister, the Emperor felt a shiver trickle down his backbone . . . the man was an enigma !
" Your Majesty ! "
The equerry had burst into the saloon with as much ceremony as he could muster in the circumstances.
" Well ! What is the matter, Von Holberg ?" was the acid demand.
" His Highness cannot risk the journey to-nightit is too dangerous ! "
" Whatever do you mean ?" The words were harsh and cruel.
" The two men, your Majesty . . . the two men in the station-only their bones and clothes are left." There was a note of horror in the young man's voice.
" Rubbish "-the man with the twisted face was speaking. " It was only the wolves, and it suits our

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plans very well!" He had not forgotten their insulting behaviour in presuming to order him out of their office.
But the Emperor, as he watched him step out into the light of the snow-covered platform, had the unpleasant impression that he had expected it all the time!

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