All for a Scrap of Paper by Joseph Hocking

“He had expected to be immediately forwarded to some dirty German prison, where he would suffer the same fate as many of his English comrades. Instead of which, however, he might almost have been a guest of honor. For this reason he could not help coming to the conclusion that this special treatment was for some purpose. “On the second day after the interview mentioned in the last chapter, he was closely questioned by some German officers.