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Requested Mr. Damon. "I imagine so," spoke back Tom. "There will be no virtue now in attempting to hide ourselves. we will be able to circulate upon them from the place we're so fast that they might not have a lot likelihood to escape. in addition to it is going to take us too lengthy to make our method in the course of the jungle afoot. For, now that the get away of Tomba has to be identified, they might kill the captives instantaneously to prevent any rescue. " "Then we will circulation ahead within the morning," declared Mr. Durban. They took Tomba with them within the airship the next day to come, although he prayed fervently prior to he consented to it. yet they wanted him to indicate the precise position of the pygmies' village, because it was once now not the only the hunter-scout were close to. The Black Hawk sailed throughout the air. On board keen eyes appeared down for a primary sight of the crimson imps. Tomba, who used to be at Tom's aspect within the guidance tower, informed him, as most sensible he might, at times, find out how to set the rudders. "Pretty quickly by-em-by be there," acknowledged the black guy at size. "Pass ober dat hill, den crimson devils stay. " "Well, we will quickly be over that hill," introduced Tom grimly. "I wager we might larger get our rifles prepared for the conflict. " "Are you going to assault them instantly? " requested Mr. Damon. "Well," spoke back the younger inventor, "I do not believe we should kill any of them if we will be able to keep away from it. i do not love to do one of these factor yet, might be we won't aid ourselves. My plan is to take the airship down, just about the hut the place the missionaries are limited. Tomba can element it out to us. If we will be able to rescue them with out bloodshed, rather a lot the higher. yet we will struggle if we need to. " Grimly they watched because the airship sailed over the hill. Then all at once there got here into view a suite of dust huts on an unlimited undeniable, surrounded via dense jungle on each part. because the tourists seemed, they can see little creatures operating wildly approximately. Even with no glass it can be famous that their our bodies have been lined with a curious progress of thick sandy hair. "The purple pygmies! " cried Tom. "Now for the rescue! " Eagerly Tomba indicated the hut the place his grasp and mistress have been held. Telling his pals to have their guns in readiness, Tom recommended the airship towards the impolite preserve whence he was hoping to take the missionaries. right down to the floor quickly shot the Black Hawk. Tom checked her with a short flow of the deflecting rudder, and he or she landed lightly at the wheels. "Mr. Illingway! Mrs. Illingway! we now have come to rescue you! " yelled the younger inventor, as he stepped out at the deck, together with his electrical rifle in his hand. "Where are you? are you able to pop out? " The door of the hut was once burst open, and a white guy and girl, recognizable as such, even within the impolite skins that clothed them, rushed out. ask yourself unfold over their faces as they observed the good airship. They dropped on their knees. the following immediate a swarm of savage little crimson males surrounded them, and rudely bore them, strugglingly, again into the hut. "Come on! " cried Tom, approximately to jump to the floor. "It's now or by no means! We needs to keep them! " Mr. Durban pulled him again, and pointed to a horde of the red-haired savages speeding towards the airship.