The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Bucky O'Connor by William MacLeod Raine:|
one or two servants held as prisoners, not even those living
within it were aware of anything unusual.
"Senor Valdez, you are appointed to notify the senorita that she
need not be alarmed at what has occurred. Senor Garcia will act
as captain of the day, and allow nobody to leave the building
under any pretext whatever. I shall personally put the tyrant
under arrest. Rodrigo and Jose will accompany me."
O'Halloran left his subordinates at the door when he entered the
apartments of the governor. The outer room was empty, and the
Irishman passed through it to the inner one, where Megales was
accustomed to take his after-dinner siesta.