The Thirty-Nine Steps - Study Guide Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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In the morning, Hannay is greeted with more intrigue from Bullivant. Royer, the Frenchman in possession of the key intelligence wanted by the Black Stone, is set to meet with Bullivant and three other military men in Bullivant's home that night. The plans are too far in motion to change at this point, so it's decided Black Stone must simply be prevented from obtaining the intelligence. Hannay is kept "in the game" by posing as Bullivant's chauffeur. Hannay drives Bullivant to Scotland Yard, where Hannay is introduced to the police chief who had chased him for the past couple of weeks. The chief assures Hannay he has nothing to fear from British police.

After the drive, Bullivant urges Hannay to lay low until after the meeting. Hannay, now a free man, is nonetheless irritated he can't be a part of the meeting, and he feels instinctively that...

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