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CHAPTER XXIII - TREACHERY AND TRAGEDY

As he sat, he was turning over in his mind the different aspects of these recent happenings, slowly weighing up all the strange events which had occurred. He was seeking to fit them into one another-somewhat as one does a jig-saw puzzle. Many of them fitted-many seemed to have no place at all. Then he recalled all the weird people he had come across recently-Herr Durkheim-the Comte de Faucelles. Of the former there seemed to be no question as to his bona fides. The Foreign Office had confirmed his passport, and the police had added their testimony of good character. Besides, so far as he knew, there was nothing of any sort about him that could arouse their suspicions-except, perhaps, that he had bought the strange house in Priory Terrace-and that Molly Finch had said some rather queer things about him. What, for instance, had that cry been that she had heard, on the night he had shown her his pictures ? Had some terrible tragedy occurred even as they had stood there looking at the work of this exquisite artist ? Or had it been just the cry of a sea bird ? It must have been very loud for a sea bird, Gerry thought, if she had heard it in that room. Then he remembered the strange tunnel-did this mean that it had an opening into the house itself ? If so, the bird must have got in from the sea ? What was the significance of that-that there was a clear way from the cave ? But then, was it a bird ? If not a bird-then what ?
At this precise moment Brewer burst in.
" Sir Robert Gill has just been killed !" he cried, as Gerry leapt to his feet.
" What ! " yelled Gerry.
" Yes !" insisted Brewer, " crashed into by a lorry full of pig iron, just as he arrived home to-night after the theatre, about ten-twenty."
" Good heavens, Brewer, what a tragedy !" cried Gerry. " Get a taxi. We must go up there at once."

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