Betty Zane HTML version
Isaac tried hard to steel his heart against her, but he was only mortal and he failed. The
charm of her presence influenced him; her love wrung tenderness from him. Those dark
eyes, so proud to all others, but which gazed wistfully and yearningly into his, stirred his
heart to its depths. He kissed the tear-wet cheeks and smiled upon her.
"Well, since I am a prisoner once more, I must make the best of it. Do not look so sad.
We shall talk of this another day. Come, let us go and find my little friend, Captain Jack.
He remembered me, for he ran out and grasped my knee and they pulled him away."