Biggles and the Black Mask

By W. E. Johns

Biggles makes a decision to enquire Roderick Canson, an ex-RAF Officer, whom he knew to be a thief. Canson has simply been granted a licence to function an air constitution corporation and Biggles is suspicious as to what he's as much as. Ginger is shipped on a vacation to great in France with the recent corporation. He follows Canson and is attacked and approximately killed. Returning to the united kingdom, Ginger is abducted via Canson and held in a wide nation condo. the following he meets Mr X, a guy who wears a black masks to hide his id. The airborne dirt and dust disguise indicates Ginger being introduced earlier than Mr. X, with a wide photograph of the guy within the masks. Biggles and Bertie examine Ginger's disappearance. Biggles follows Ginger's path to the inn room the place he used to be staying and reveals that he has left a coded message for them. Bertie retains watch on Canson's airfield and follows his specified Rolls Royce from the air. This leads him to a wide kingdom condo. Biggles suspects that Ginger is being held in the home and with assistance from Inspector Gaskin and a burglar of his acquaintance referred to as 'Badger', Biggles and Bertie holiday into the home, after doping the safeguard canines. They do that simply because Canson has threatened to homicide Ginger in the event that they don't drop their investigations. Ginger is rescued and Canson flees in his aircraft to great, the place, with the aid of Marcel Brissac, he's arrested. The air constitution corporation is a entrance for smuggling counterfeit foreign money. Returning to raid the big kingdom condominium, Biggles is in for a major shock as to what's at the back of the scheme and who the guy in the back of the masks is.

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Not anything occurred. He took one other. Slowly they edged closer. this couldn't be shunned as the puppy, or canine because it almost immediately transpired, lay without delay among them and the home. They made as extensive a detour as was once attainable, however it was once curtailed by way of a brick wall, which Biggles knew from the pictures used to be the boundary of a walled vegetable backyard. As they reached the closest aspect, nonetheless together with his eyes at the threat. Biggles took out his automated pistol. the 2 canine, mendacity stretched out at the grass, may well now be it seems that obvious. they didn't stream. ‘They’re asleep,’ he breathed, placing the gun again in his pocket. ‘I ‘ope to gawd they remain asleep,’ growled Badger. ‘You didn’t inform me you’d introduced that factor. ’ ‘What factor? ’ ‘That gun. I’d by no means ‘ave come if I’d a recognized. I bar capturing, constantly ‘ave. ’ ‘Don’t fear. It was once simply in case of emergency. you'll no longer brain taking over Alsatians along with your fists, yet I do. this is often no time to argue approximately it. ’ ‘How a lot of those flamin’ dawgs are there? ’ ‘I don’t comprehend evidently. approximately six, i feel. ’ ‘Cor, blimey! the place are the remaining? ’ Biggles needed to admit he didn’t recognize. To convenience his fearful assistant all he may say was once: ‘Wherever they're they need to be out for the count number. canine preserve jointly, so if those stumbled on the dope the others must have had a percentage. ’ ‘I don’t like dawgs,’ muttered Badger. ‘Anything else I don’t brain: yet now not dawgs while they’re this dimension. ’ ‘Forget it. ’ ‘I want i may, guv’nor. ’ ‘Let’s press on. ’ Taking limitless care, eyes and ears alert, they crossed a flower-bed and didn't cease back until eventually they have been challenging opposed to the wall of the home. ‘I’m out o’ perform, that’s my trouble,’ murmured Badger, mopping a sweating brow along with his sleeve. ‘This is the place you get some,’ lower back Biggles cheerfully, beckoning Bertie to come back ahead. ‘This is it,’ he acknowledged, once they have been all jointly. ‘Now, Badger, this can be the place you discover what you're thinking that is the simplest position to get us within. as soon as you’ve performed for you to return to the automobile. What could you do in the event you have been by yourself? ’ ‘If i used to be on me personal first thing I’d do will be to work out who’s in that finish room with the lighting on. It’s constantly an exceptional factor to grasp who’s abart. ’ ‘That’s a valid idea,’ agreed Biggles. ‘You wait the following whereas I slip alongside to determine what is going on. From the energy of sunshine I don’t imagine blinds or curtains may have been drawn. Badger, rather than status nonetheless, losing time, chances are you'll discover the chances of having in someplace at this finish. I shall get back the following. Bertie, I’ll depart you to maintain Badger. hold your eyes open for a puppy which may nonetheless be on its ft. Shan’t be lengthy. ’ protecting as shut as attainable to the wall of the home Biggles made his means as speedy as conditions allowed to the some distance finish of the mansion, passing the stairs best as much as front door at the means. As he drew close to the 1st lighted window a faint murmur of voices informed him there have been at the very least humans within the room. The home windows have been closed so the sound used to be muffled, and even if he paused to hear he couldn't seize the phrases.

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