By H. Rider Haggard
H. Rider Haggard was once a British author of experience novels. Haggard’s writings are thought of to be at the “lighter” finish of the Victorian period yet he's nonetheless very hot. Haggard’s most renowned works comprise King Solomon’s Mines and different books from the Allan Quatermain sequence. This variation of Haggard’s Allan Quatermain incorporates a desk of contents.
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Then, wondering what came next, she moved towards the window to see if the silent helper was still there. It was raining in earnest now and whoever was outside would be soaking wet! She was barely halfway across the room when there was a hiss from the corner near the door that led directly to the dining room. It was shut now and locked and she did not know where it led. All she knew was that coiled right in front of it was a snake. A snake that looked like it meant business! She screamed. The door burst open behind her and two men entered.
He felt as threatened by the men as he knew the girl did. Certainly, he was as likely to be punished if they were discovered! He crouched there next to the girl and listened to the snatches of conversation as the men combed the gully and the forest around. Not one of them even brought a torch near the banyan tree, but still, Amit did not dare to move and ease his cramped limbs. The sounds of the search had receded into the distance, then he saw lights coming back. "She has gone," one of the men said.
Amit exclaimed, going out of the room and onto the balcony in broad daylight. He started to go down the stairs. 'I will walk to the village and get a doctor,' he decided. 'It does not matter 57 if I have to give away the location of the secret room and get into trouble for staying here without letting my parents know. ' He had gone down barely four stairs when he heard the sound of a car sweeping into the over-grown drive way. Instinctively, he checked himself and went back up the stairs. He knelt down outside the window that gave him access to the room he had occupied with the other three boys, and which he now considered his own.