Trying to shake off his pursuers Skorzany charges into an alleyway, where Limehouse folk even at this late hour still ply their wares.
But the Scotland Yard detectives knowing the streets and back alleys of London far better than the Master move to intercept him.
Caring little for his own safety Professor Desenzles seeing the Vampire weakened seizes the opportunity and charges into hand to hand combat with The Master with only one thought to extinguish this foul creature!
But help for the Master is at hand, Lord Hardacre and Lord Luscombe have arrived and their henchmen charge forward to protect their Master.
A titantic struggle ensues, Rifles and pistols fire, cudgels crush and swords and knives cut through flesh! The Professor and the Master trade blows; claw and fang attack Stake and Cross!
- Lord Hardacre and Lord Luscombe quickly disappear before more police arrive to contemplate what and how they will tell the Vampire Council about Janek Skorzany's demise.
- Professor Defenzles's friends recover his battered body and retreat to decide their future now that both Skorzany and Defenzles are dead.
- Detective Inspector Straker returns to Scotland Yard to inform his seniors that the Vampire threat to Limehouse has been eliminated.
OR IS IT?
Who is this pale figure that lurks and watches from the shadows?
TO BE CONTINUED!