The Duplication Machine (continued . . .)

Some time later, Janno recovered consciousness and raised his aching head. Janno handed the young scientist the note that had been delivered to the air fleet base. There, bound and gagged, sat Janno's exact duplicate ! That night, Robi put out to sea in a small boat.
There, bound and gagged, sat Janno's exact duplicate !
Caton undersea warships are patrolling every part of our coastline. If I fail to meet one tonight, I will try again tomorrow, and the next night . . . Suddenly ! . . . It is a Trigan !— Bring him aboard for questioning ! What are you—a civilian—doing at sea in a war zone ? I came to make contact with a Caton warship ! —I have a proposition to put to your rulers ! It was at dawn the following day that a Caton bombing force was chased off, with heavy losses, by Trigan fighter craft. An early casualty in the running battle was—Janno ! I'm done for !

This installment was originally published in Look and Learn issue no. 502 on 28 August 1971.