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By Alex Archer, Michele Hauf

Da Vinci's maximum and most threatening legacy…

In the midst of a lovers' quarrel on a Venetian bridge, a couple of artwork thieves loses a worthwhile, stolen Lorraine pass to the canal's murky waters. Suspecting a connection among the go, Joan of Arc and da Vinci, Annja Creed's former mentor, Roux, sends the archaeologist to supervise the hunt for the lacking artifact. yet another person understands concerning the cross…knows adequate to kill for it.

Despite numerous vicious assaults in the course of their underwater day trip, Annja and Roux's employed diver recovers the go. but if the diver's loyalties are referred to as into query and he disappears—along with the treasure—Annja is bound there's extra to the traditional item than Roux is letting on. She quickly discovers the move is just one piece in an tricky enigma—a key that, while mixed with a sequence of musical notes, could free up one in all Leonardo da Vinci's such a lot fantastical innovations. however the expense Annja needs to pay to forestall this key from falling into the incorrect palms can be her existence.

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Annja rubbed her palms over her face. She not often acquired complications, however the semantics and double-talk concerned with this loopy gadget may possibly end up in a position to giving her a migraine. “Where’s your mind's eye, Annja? give some thought to the entire unforeseen humans and issues you’ve exposed through the years. a few may be defined, whereas others may not.... What if that’s the placement this time? ” “You do have some degree. ” “Da Vinci used to be a notable guy in such a lot of methods. Historians frequently comment that, and that i can for my part vouch that his friends did, to boot. I’m certain you are going to agree. ” “I do. ” nonetheless, may there relatively be a time-travel gadget? The skeptic in her shouted opposed to it, however the different facet of her mind toyed with the belief. “Let’s believe the gadget does exist and will paintings. back I ask, what use have you ever for it? what's it approximately all this that’s pushing you so strongly? ” He grew to become correct. The black SUV was once not in sight, so Roux picked up pace. “The ancient importance, in fact. not anything extra. ” “And is that Garin’s cause, to boot? ” Roux didn’t resolution, now targeting the tail. Annja sat again and closed her eyes. The ancient importance? That didn’t suppose correct coming from a guy who had lived the background. He sought after it for different purposes. may possibly he potentially are looking to time shuttle, or “shift” via time? To whilst? Did he pass over a definite interval and desired to return and relive it? Supposing go back journey to the current used to be very unlikely, he’d be trapping himself long ago. Forcing himself to relive many years, probably centuries. And that wasn’t Roux. the fellow was once too smart. Too shrewdpermanent to think in time-travel nonsense. So there has been anything she used to be lacking. And Annja was once now decided to benefit what it was once. bankruptcy 19 Milan, 1488 Roux ducked round the nook of a excessive mausoleum, urgent his shoulders to the stone wall. notwithstanding his pursuer was once stealthy, the fellow couldn’t cover the graceful of his lengthy leather-based coat as he made his approach down the aisles one of the tombstones and statues. Resting his hand at the knife he stored at his belt, Roux knew it will serve no sturdy. it's going to make the guy offended, possibly sluggish him down a piece, however it wouldn’t kill him. This dwelling in the course of the centuries was once really the adventure. He simply needed he may perhaps dwell it by myself and never with the additional trouble of Garin Braden ever following as though his shadow. the guy have been his squire and he’d taught him the way to be a soldier. He’d been happy with Garin, of his power, his studying, his ease with dealing with a broadsword. Roux have been like a father to him and from time to time even a pal. yet in view that Jeanne’s dying? They’d been enemies extra usually than buddies. Garin’s nefarious tools regularly troubled Roux. So, they'd undergo one another’s corporation, and certain, even paintings at the related facet at times, yet that used to be it. Roux used to be acutely aware that Garin didn't carry his trust that if all of the sword items have been amassed, whatever nice could ensue. Garin sought to thwart Roux. The bastard had nearly dropped a section within the ocean had Roux now not been fast with the seize.

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