The girl's fainting
was obviously a
the guard from the library.
She could not have been the niece of the
deceased man, who had been a bachelor and
an only child.
trance (conjuro, hechizo)
something used to tempt victims into danger (señuelo, carnada)
to attract, tempt or provoke (atraer la atención, despistar)
dead, no longer alive (muerto)