The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Case of the Golden Bullet by Grace Isabel Colbron and Augusta Groner:|
nothing else to do in the matter, and the commission appointed to
make researches had discovered nothing of value. The murderer
might easily feel that he was absolutely safe by this time.
The day after the publication of the article we have quoted, Muller
appeared in Bauer's office and asked for a few days' leave.
"In the Fellner case?" asked the Chief with his usual calm, and
Muller replied in the affirmative.
Two days later he returned, bringing with him nothing but a single
"Marie Dorn, now Mrs. Kniepp," was one line in his notebook, and
beside it some dates. The latter showed that Marie Dorn had for