The Military Governor of Moscow, who had been assiduous in sending aides-de-camp to inquire after the count's health, came himself that evening to bid a last farewell to the celebrated grandee of Catherine's court, Count Bezukhov.
He logged into the computer and clandestine website, sending Damian an urgent message.
Her neck popped, sending a shot of pain down her back.
Her first thought was that he was sending her to Death as a means of torturing her or at least, nailing home the point that he had won this round with Gabriel.
He'd not considered sending her home-- no, he'd decided to kill her!