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appeared in the city that morning and had done the deed themselves-leaving the two dupes to bear the blame.
The General gave Royston the source of his information and there was no doubt of its authenticity. It made Royston a lot happier to know he had not this failure on his conscience, and he welcomed the kindly thought of the Chief that he should join Gerry and try to forget his disappointment. He was an old pal of Gerry and knew him very well.
So, to-day, the restless young northerner was sitting in the library at Eldon Square trying to squeeze some sort of useful clue out of the mass of facts before him. It was still well before midday, and the sun was shining brightly into the room through the open French-windows which gave into the garden. All at once, Gerry looked up from his notes-he had a curious prickly feeling in the small of his back-all down his spine, in fact. Gradually he became conscious of the idea that someone was watching him somehow. It was a horrible feeling-weird-uncanny-rather terrifying !
He looked about him hurriedly with an uneasy glance, but he could see nothing. The roar of distant traffic seemed farther away then ever this morning, and an unusual stillness had descended upon the place. He could not even hear the twittering of the birds as they played about the trees in the garden. The strange feeling grew stronger and stronger, till at last it became a conviction. There was someone looking at him, and that " someone " wanted to speak to him ! He could not have said how he knew this-but he was sure of it.
Drawn by an irresistible force, he stepped out into the sunlit garden. At the far side of the lawn, opposite the library windows, was a rustic summer-house. In the winter it was used for storing the lawn-mover and

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certain garden utensils, but in the summer they used it to sit in, and had tea there when the weather was fine enough. At present it stood almost empty, just recovering from a late coating of paint both inside and out. It was to this place that Gerry felt himself drawn, as by an invisible chord.
There were stained-glass windows in this ornamental hut, but as Gerry pushed the door open with his foot, he found it very dim and indistinct for a moment or so. He was just beginning to think the place was empty when his heart gave a big jump, then set off racing like mad !
Standing behind the door, as it opened inwards, was a man-a man who had a hood over his head ! And Gerry in some mysterious way knew that the Master stood before him.

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