Mr. Shelley grabbing the main character and pulling him close. Main character knows this is not right and grabs a knife from the table and stabs Mr. Shelley in the stomach whereby he dies. Peter comes into the house, because of the screaming and clears all the tracks.
Peter Edwards confesses the crime wherefore he saves the main character for being accused and gets led away out of court. The bond between the main character and Peter had stayed strong for ever.