… Once we have begun our operations there can be no turning back, but if you agree to join me I have no single doubt as to our success. What is your answer?'Hinckman stood up – his great chin jutted out and he threw his massive shoulders back as he replied: 'I guess this is the biggest proposition that's ever been put up, Lord Fortescue – but I'm your man!'Lord Gavin took his hand, a sudden fire leapt into his strange, cold eyes. 'Within a year,' he said softly, 'you and I will be the richest and most powerful men in the world.