As Chapter 11 ended, an unconscious Alice was trapped in an exploding boat.
But at the last instant, she revives and leaps over the side, just seconds
before the boat explodes. What a lucky girl!!
In Chapter 12, the Masked Marvel becomes suspicious of Crane, and sets
up a recording device to tap his phone. Alice listens in on a conversation
between Crane and Sakima. At last, the true number one henchman is
Crane catches Alice eavesdropping and threatens to eliminate her.
The Masked Marvel shows up, and Crane flees in panic. He leaps into
his car and speeds off down the road, with the Masked Marvel in hot pursuit.
During the chase, Crane is forced off the road, and his car explodes in
flames. One bad guy down, one more to go. The Masked Marvel
goes to Crane's house and discovers the secret entrance to Sakima's hideout.
Finally, the Masked Marvel gets a chance to confront Sakima, and a battle
royale ensues. First Sakima tries a knife.
Then they bring out their guns and have a wonderful shootout.
Sakima hides behind his desk, and the Marvel hides behind a large urn.
Each shoots several times at the other.
"Aha," says Sakima. "That was your last shot. Now I will
kill you, Masked Marvel."
But the Masked Marvel shoots Sakima, wounding him seriously. "Did
it never occur to your Oriental mind that I might reload?" And with
that, the saboteur threat to national security is defeated.
that the Masked Marvel's job is done, he unmasks, revealing his secret
identity as Bob.