Excerpt from The Long Night As the great doors clanged together and two Of the watch wound up the creaking drawbridge, he turned to the sergeant, the smile still on his face. I feared that you would shut me out i he panted, still holding his sides. I would t have given much - for my chance of a bed a minute ago. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.