"Will you keep him in the library make the excuse that the sun is too hot on the verandah until I am gone?" said Marcos. "I will follow and, at all events, see that she arrives safely at Pampeluna." Sarrion gave a curt laugh. "We may be able," he said, "to turn to good account Evasio's conviction that you are ill in bed, when in reality you are in the saddle." "He will soon find out."