A Voyage to Arcturus
hole in the rock only a few feet up. Apart from its musical running, not a sound was to be
beard. The floor of the gorge was in shadow, but about halfway up the precipice the sun
"What do you want me to do?" demanded Maskull. "Everything is now in your hands,
and I have no suggestions to make. Now it's your luck that must help us.
Maskull continued gazing up a little while longer. "We had better wait till the afternoon,
Leehallfae. I'll probably have to climb to the top, but it's too hot at present - and besides,
I'm tired. I'll snatch a few hours' sleep. After that, we'll see."
Leehallfae seemed annoyed, but raised no opposition.