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CHAPTER XXV - A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY

it is extremely likely that Royston would have drunk the liquid in the proffered glass. But something in the man's tone arrested his hand, even as he stretched
it out.
" No thanks," he said. " I feel better already. If I require anything I can get some brandy from the restaurant car later. Please thank your master."
He could not see the look of fury in the valet's face as he turned away, which was a terrible tragedy-for, had he seen it, he would have been warned not to
return to the compartment alone !

Royston opened his eyes to find that it was quite dark, and he had no idea where he was. At first he thought he was in a box, but gradually changed that idea. His arms and feet were tied with strong cord and a bandage was tightly tied about his mouth. He was so stiff that he could not move. Then it became plain to him that he was under the seat of the compartment-but the train had stopped !
When this fact dawned upon him, he broke out into a cold sweat. What in Heaven's name was the time, and whereabouts were they ? Frantically he struggled with the bonds that held him fast, but they were too securely tied for him to make any impression. He knew they were in a station of some sort, because he could hear noises on the platform outside. But there was no one in his carriage. His head was swimming and he felt sick ! That old beast and his valet had got the better of him somehow or other. His brain was too fuddled for him to think clearly yet. Then all at once he heard footsteps in the corridor outside. Summoning up all his wind he gave a terrible groan -would he be heard? . . . He tried again. . . . Yes ! They had heard him !
It was the work of a few moments for them to release

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