The Buriat had by this time come round, and Godfrey bade him run to the camp at the top of his speed to fetch assistance.
The Buriat went inside; he returned in two or three minutes.
The Buriat saw that he was looking serious when he returned to the room.
Accordingly he rose at last, and told the Buriat that his course was decided.
The Buriat went outside the tent and waved a blanket, and the others came running in at the signal.
"Whenever you come to us you will be welcome," the Buriat said.
He thought that imprisonment would be preferable to living alone in a Buriat hut.
When he had finished he handed the letter to the Buriat to give to Alexis.
That was the last Olga Davidoff then saw of her Buriat husband.
The governor was seated at a table, the doctor and the Buriat standing near.