We were lost, we should have perished in the most horrible of deaths if Kinko had not been there! I went back on to the line, my heart heavy, my eyes full of tears. Assuredly Faruskiar's scheme in the execution of which he had executed his rival Ki-Tsang had been cleverly contrived in utilizing this branch line leading to the unfinished viaduct.
It was all Faruskiar's fault, and were it only for having wrecked my reportorial endeavors he ought to be hanged by the most fantastic executioner in China. Nothing happened for the rest of our run. I was very sorry at the thought that I was not bringing Kinko along with me, and that his box was empty. And he had asked me to accompany him to Mademoiselle Zinca Klork!