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CHAPTER XXIII - TREACHERY AND TRAGEDY

it meant marriage ! Then, once she had got there, she found to her own amazement a change taking place within herself. She was not quite so keen as she had been. Law and order and respectability began their soothing work in her life. She was respected, held in a place of honour among her class ; Society acknowledged her as one of themselves. It was only after this had done its levelling work that she had allowed herself to get bored enough to commit the indiscretion of baiting Herr Durkheim. By that time, she had forgotten to what she was committed, and had even begun to believe that she had been forgotten too. Then the crash had come. With the visit of the Comte de Faucelles, all her hopes came tumbling down in ruins. -She was going to have to pay the price of her past.
In an ordinary way, she would not have cared-in fact, she would have gloried in it ; but something had happened recently. Since her foolish escapade with Herr Durkheim and the threat that he would tell her husband of her mad infatuation for him, she had come to realise that she really loved the Colonel-loved him with all the depth of emotion of which she was capable. The thought that she might lose him had forced her to obey the wishes of the foreign Comte ; but the recollection that she was nothing but a spy and had a traitorous task to perform drove her nearly to distraction. She could never do it ! It would ruin her husband-ruin her life ! It was too awful !
Yet, what could she do ? She felt the net closing more and more tightly around her. And he was coming again that very afternoon. To whom could she turn for help ? Not her husband-nor Herr Durkheim -but what about Gerry ?
She was playing with this slender hope when the Comte was announced. With all her will-power she forced herself to face him-the man who had sent her
here !

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