The Light of Scarthey: A Romance

The Light of Scarthey: A Romance

Egerton Castle

History / Combat / Martial Arts

Excerpt: ...after a few seconds\' investigation he turned tail, dashed into the ruins, up the steps, and burst open the door of the sitting-room, calling upon his master with a scared expression of astonishment. Captain Jack, poring over a map, his pipe sticking rakishly out of one side of his mouth, looked up amused at the Frenchman\'s evident excitement, while Adrian, who had been busy with the uppermost row of books upon his west wall, looked down from his ladder perch, with the pessimist\'s constitutional expectation of evil growing upon his face. "One comes in a boat," ejaculated Ren
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