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A grim tale of torture, and the blind men who were chained to pillars in an underground cave.
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Tiger Cat

By David H. Keller

Start Publishing LLC

Copyright © 2015 by Start Publishing LLC

All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form whatsoever.

First Start Publishing eBook edition July 2015

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ISBN 13: 978-1-68299-733-8

Tiger Cat

By David H. Keller

A grim tale of torture, and the blind men who were chained to pillars in an underground cave.

The man tried his best to sell me the house. He was confident that I would like it. Repeatedly he called my attention to the view.

There was something in what he said about the view. The villa on the top of a mountain commanded a vision of the valley, vine-clad and cottage-studded. It was an irregular bowl of green, dotted with stone houses which were whitewashed to almost painful brilliancy.

The valley was three and a third miles at its greatest width. Standing at the front door of the house, an expert marksman with telescopic sight could have placed a rifle bullet in each of the white marks of cottages. They nestled like little pearls amid a sea of green grape-vines.

"A wonderful view, Signor, the real-estate agent repeated. That scene, at any time of the year, is worth twice what I am asking for the villa."

But I can see all this without buying, I argued.

Not without trespassing.

But the place is old. It has no running water.

Wrong! and he smiled expansively, showing a row of gold-filled teeth. Listen.

We were silent.

There came to us the sound of bubbling water. Turning, I traced the sound. I found a marble