My Friend, The Princess
William Le Queux
Contained first in the collection and then in the collection .
Escaping finally to England, Anton/Vladimir gladly joins up with the Nihilist Party in London and because of his fluency in English and French is selected by the Executive to "perform certain special duties of espionage". One of these is the assassination of a Russian Princess, a loyal subject of the Tzar and enemy of the Nihilists, now residing in England.