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CHAPTER XXV - A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY

he himself who brought the secret offer of the British Government-a bribe that surely very few men would resist ! Royston believed that he could save the situation if only he got there in time !
Then it struck him that this old fellow was singularly well informed-and for one horrible moment he wondered if he too were on a mission similar to his own ? It was a wild thought-wild enough to make him clench his hands in anger with himself-a movement that was not lost on his companion.
" M'sieu is still upset," he said slowly. " But never mind. He will be in at the kill."
Royston's blood turned cold. What a strangely appropriate remark that was !
He was beginning to feel restless. So much depended on his getting to his destination safely, that he could not bear to be confined in a small compartment any longer. As he staggered into the corridor he realised that if he failed to get these two men before they set out on their foul mission, the heir to the Austrian throne would be killed-and the result would beWar ! And if there were war-England would be plunged into it, right up to the hilt ! Dear old England with her leafy lanes and rolling downs-just now the countryside was at its best. Henley-Ascot-and all the season's activities-were going on ; and Englishmen and women were moving about their different pursuits in complete oblivion of their pending doom !
It was horrible.
And the fate of all these people lay in Royston's hands! It was almost more than he could bear!! The swaying train had his brain reeling in sympathy !
" Monsieur," said a guttural voice at his elbow. " My master offers you this restorative." It was the old man's valet. " He is sure you are ill. . . . It is perfectly harmless."
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