Chapters 105-109 Summary

The count joins the funeral procession as it nears the cemetery. He is distracted, however, because he does not see Maximilian. A few minutes later, he notices a figure lurking in the shadows among the bushes along the side of the road, and he finally recognizes the figure as Maximilian. The young man stands away from the crowd throughout the ceremony. Afterward, the count follows Maximilian home.

Julie, Maximilian’s sister, greets the count and tells him that her brother is in his study. After hurrying up the stairs, the count sees Maximilian seated at his desk, writing on a piece of paper. Two pistols are near at hand. The count smashes one of the glass panes after finding the door locked and rushes into the room....

(The entire section is 1035 words.)