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PART I - IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH
CHAPTER 2 - I MEET THE RAT

violence . . . beware of water." I saw his red eyes piercing through my expression. His hand rested on the bell. A guard entered and took me away.
I was exhausted. It must have been near dawn. The guard did not bother to blindfold me. He led me through ghostly, silent corridors. There was an armed guard at every turn. Then the door to the cellar swung open, and we started down the spiral staircase. We passed the guards in warm-up clothes who kept peering first into one cell and then into another. My guard whispered something to another one working near my cell. I was handed over, and as we went into the cell I was informed that I was not permitted to sleep. I could sit down on the edge of my bunk, but I wasn't to dare to close my eyes.
The instant I sat down my eyes closed. A few seconds later the face of the guard appeared at the door. In quiet whispers, abuses and swearing were hurled at me. This was kept up all through the next day. Every so often my head nodded or my eyes closed for a moment. Without delay the guard appeared. Once in a while he came in unexpectedly and poured cold water on me. I was chilled to the marrow. I trembled from exhaustion. I saw different faces appearing at the cell door, some with brown hair, others reddish or blonde.
" Pull yourself together," a red-faced one came and told me in a whisper, "if they see you can't take it they won't let you sleep for a week." Then he glanced through the door of the cell to make sure no one was around. He went out, and when he returned he brought me a piece of bread.
" Remember, I didn't give it to you," he warned me. "If by any chance another guard asks where you got it, tell him you saved it from your regular ration."
Apparently there are people with hearts even in this silent crypt, I comforted myself. I kept staring at the walls of the cell. Dampness and water drew grotesque figures on them. Sud
denly these lines seemed to come alive. Look there, that's my

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