BEHIND THE CURTAIN

by Francis Stevens (Gertrude Barrows Bennett). Originally Published in All-Story 1917. A man is tormented by the spirit of a long dead Egyptian princess! IT WAS after nine o'clock when the bell rang, and descending to the dimly lighted hall I opened the front door, at first on the chain to be sure of my visitor. Seeing, as I had hoped, the face of our friend, Ralph Quentin, I took off the chain and he entered with a blast of sharp November air for company. I had to throw my weight upon the door to close it against the wind. As he removed his hat and cloak he laughed good-humoredly. "You're Continue reading