He determined to get away that night, obtaining
what money he could from the mercenary dealer as he went through Tavistock.
At two o'clock and at three o'clock the Rakshasi again and again made her appearance, and made the usual inquiry, and obtaining
the same answer, went away with a groan.
And thus, in a state of uncertainty, obtaining
fresh rumours from every person he passed, Staveley hurried home.