Lady Blakeney waits anxiously in the ballroom, hoping to see Chauvelin reappear. It is after one o’clock. Surely Chauvelin has by now determined the identity of the Scarlet Pimpernel. But she worries: if he has not done so, what does this mean for the fate of her brother?
While she waits, Lord Fancourt walks toward her. He tells her that he has found her husband. Marguerite had forgotten she had sent Lord Fancourt on an errand. Lord Blakeney was difficult to find, Fancourt tells her. Finally, though, Fancourt was able to discover Lord Blakeney in the supper room. He had fallen...
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