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CHAPTER XXIII - TREACHERY AND TRAGEDY

" Madame was superb," he said, after he had greeted her punctiliously, lifting her hand to his lips in foreign fashion.
" Monsieur refers to the visit to the defences," she asked smilingly. (Whatever happened she must keep a bold front and not let him know what was deep down in her heart.) " And you got all you wanted? " she added, pretty confident now that she had at last paid the price demanded.
" Not quite all, dear lady," he answered smilingly. " One thing more. I must have a duplicate set of keys for the castle and that room where the 'Table' is. And on a certain night, of which I will acquaint you later, I want the password."
Her heart turned to ice once more. This was the last straw ! She had hoped that he would have been satisfied with seeing the secret " Table " and its accompanying switches of death. Now he demanded more than ever. But she dare not refuse. Could she only put him off till she found a way out ? Dare she tell her husband, and risk losing him because of the horrible confession it would entail? Dare she ask help of Durkheim who had already so much power over her -a little more, surely, could not do any more harm ! These thoughts were tumbling through her mind as she sat there gazing out to sea. At any cost, and in all events, she must gain time.
" I will see what I can do," she whispered bravely.
" Splendid, my dear," was the reply. " You have lost none of your old courage. We are proud of you. By the way, what is the local news ?"
Here at last Madelaine felt safe. She knew of nothing that would be of any use to her enemies.
" And Herr Durkheim ?" asked the Comte when she had told him all about the Commander and Mrs. Finch and Molly. " How do your friends like him ?"
Madelaine could not explain, but she caught a glean'

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