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CHAPTER XXII - THE MASTER STRIKES A BLOW

There was a mocking note behind the seeming doubt in the Master's voice-but the man he called " Hertz " knew he was not really losing confidence in his strange power. Then, too-how did he know his name ? Had he not always been called " Seventy-seven " ? Only those at the very top of the Secret Service knew their minions' names ! Could it be that this man . . . ?
" You will die to-night," came the cruel words.
Seventy-seven looked wildly about him. Could he reach that window ?-or the door ? Could he shoot this man first, and get away ? But then, the noise. . . . Ah yes, the noise !
" You dare not shoot," he said more bravely. " The noise would bring the police."
" Ah, my poor friend," said the Master. " You underestimate my intelligence. My revolver has a wonderful contrivance fixed to it. It is the invention of an American. I pull the trigger-there is the sound of a gentle 'cough '-and behold, you will be dead. Not a sound-so nice and quiet."
Seventy-seven broke out into a cold sweat. Death stared him in the face . . . this thing of horror radiated his beastly personality, and held him in a grip more strong than any bonds.
Slowly the Master raised the revolver.
" Good-bye, Traitor," he said, and pulled the trigger.
What happened exactly at that moment, none of those concerned could say. But, of the four actors in the tragedy, one was dead ; another had disappeared without waiting to see what had occurred ; and two others were blinking in the full glare of the electric lights.
There had been a spurt of flame as the Master pulled the trigger and killed Seventy-seven. But at the same moment, two other shots had rung out-both of which whistled past his head. At this unexpected turn of events he had turned swiftly, leaving the dead body

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