Iseult of the white hand overhears this, and when the ship returns, bringing Iseult to her lover's aid, either through jealousy or by pure inadvertence (both versions are given), she tells Tristan that the sail is black, whereon, despairing of seeing his love again, the hero turns his face to the wall and dies.
overhears a plot to assassinate an African head of state.
Jack goes to dial out another line but accidentally overhears Peter's conversation on the other line.
She seems pleased to see him, but William overhears her dismissing him to a fellow actor, so he sidles away.
The villain of the camp overhears her (but cannot see her) and seeks her identity the entire summer.
Nikki returns to his side where Victor declares his love, Ashley overhears and grants him a divorce though she believes she is pregnant with his child.
Madame Giry overhears the Phantom promise his inheritance to Gustave, much to her alarm.
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