Nancy struggled to get away. She twisted and squirmed, kicked and clawed. But she was helpless in the viselike grip of the powerful man.
"Let me go!" Nancy cried, struggling harder. "Let me go!"
Sid, ignoring her pleas, half dragged her across the room. Opening the closet door, he flung her inside.
Nancy heard a key turn.
"Now you can spy all you want!" Sid sneered. "But to make sure nobody'll let you out, I'll just take this key along."
When Nancy could no longer hear the tramp of "his heavy boots she was sure Sid had left the house. For a moment a feeling of great relief engulfed her.
But the next instant Nancy's heart gave a leap. As she heard the muffled roar of the van starting up in the distance, a horrifying realization gripped her.
"They've left me here to—to starve!" she thought frantically.