'Write three letters'
I am glad about one thing. If the Count did carry me here and undress me, he must have been in a hurry, for everything in my pockets is still there. I am sure this diary would have been a mystery to him, and he would not have accepted that. He would have taken the diary or destroyed it. Now I look round this room, and although it has been so full of fear to me in the past, now it is the one place where I am safe from those awful women, who were, who are, waiting to suck my blood.
I have been down to look at that room again in daylight, because I have to know the truth. When I got to the doorway at the top of the stairs, I found that it was closed. It had been closed so hard that part of the wood of the door was broken. I could see that the bolt of the door was not closed, but the door is locked from the inside. I believe now that I was not dreaming last night, and so I must remember that my life is even more in danger.