The Audacious

51 back to France the following morning at 9.00 AM. The next day, Marie Petit was out of her room, and Michel entered it with a group of people and searched her clothes and belongings thinking he would find something belonging to the late Monsieur Fabre, or some of the gifts sent from the King of France to the King of Persia that Marie Petit might have concealed. He was hoping to find her guilty of something, but to his disappointment, there was nothing of the sort; only her personal effects. Inquiring where she had gone, Michel was informed she had left the house and went to stay somewhere else which infuriated him even more. He did not give up. He was hoping that she would leave so that he could completely