The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from Master of the World by Jules Verne:|
the "Terror" and this was the "Terror." Once more I asked myself what
could be the connection between this machine and the Great Eyrie!
In whispered words, I told Wells of my discovery. His only comment
was, "It is all incomprehensible!"
Meanwhile the two men had continued on their way to the woods, and
were gathering sticks beneath the trees. "What if they discover our
encampment?" murmured Wells.
"No danger, if they do not go beyond the nearest trees."
"But if they do discover it?"
"They will hurry back to their boat, and we shall be able to cut off