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By Alex Archer, Victor Milán

Old papyrus scrolls recovered one of the charred ruins of the Library of Alexandria demonstrate impressive texts that aspect the wonders of Atlantis--knowledge that can shatter the blueprint of worldwide strength. Archaeologist Annja Creed confronts shadow figures made up our minds to maintain empires equipped on energy, greed and international manipulation, discovering not likely allies in a mysterious American with connections in excessive areas, and a tender linguistics prodigy with angle. Dodging a petrol conglomerate and their puppy killers on a high-speed chase that leads from Egypt to the North Sea oil fields to the city battlegrounds of China, Annja turns into an unwilling conspirator in a bid for strength to regulate the thrashing center of the world's strength.

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She used to be struck by way of the truth that the lips sneering at her have been lined in a delicately utilized layer of lipstick. And so far as Annja knew, Jadzia had no own results other than her pockets, a few charge cards, id and her passport. Do i've got lipstick that coloration? she puzzled. the reality was once she seldom stricken with it, or make-up as a rule, aside from specific occasions. She discovered belatedly she had along with her a kind of premade equipment – the Mr. correct Emergency equipment – supplied to her via her girl cronies from Chasing History's Monsters. She had by no means, as far as she may well remember, used it. Or rather a lot as opened it. i'm hoping there were not condoms in it, she idea. "Wait," she acknowledged. Jadzia's final assertion had ultimately penetrated her protecting shields of puzzlement. "You're blaming the oil businesses? " Jadzia nodded. "Isn't conspiracy conception? " "Aren't we sufferers of a conspiracy? " Jadzia stated in infuriatingly enhanced tones. "Or do you actually imagine that these males all simply independently made up our minds to assault us final evening, and wound up doing so all whilst through twist of fate? that is simply silly. " Annja frowned. It made the snottiness immeasurably worse, in some way, while the brat being snotty was once correct. a minimum of approximately that attitude of conspiracy. evidently anyone had conspired to hit the Polish-Egyptian dig staff final evening. and they might performed a hell of a role. Had it no longer been for the truth that she was once being used to coming below assault, they'd have made a fresh sweep. Annja's fork halted midway to her mouth. She reduced the chew of fluffy French pastry with frosting simply melting off within the Alexandrian morning warmth again to her plate. She felt her belly do a sluggish roll. such a lot of, she notion desolately. She observed the faces of the lifeless. The beatnik-looking Naser, darkly lovely Maria, pleased Szczepan Pilitowski, who had died giving Annja an opportunity to save lots of Jadzia, the scrolls and herself. Ismail – Dr. Maghrabi – who had attempted to guard all of them along with his physique, and have been ruthlessly gunned down. is that this what it skill to hold the sword? a lonely kid's voice requested from the desert of Annja's brain. She already knew the reply. She may listen the gruff voice of her someday mentor, Roux's, attempting to surround cynicism and compassion instantly, announcing, "You can't retailer the complete global, baby. " and he or she knew that used to be actual, too. yet cannot I even store these close by of my arm? "See? " Jadzia crowed, sipping at her espresso. "You haven't any solutions for me. " Anger spiked in Annja. She held her physique as nonetheless as though it have been encased in concrete, didn't enable the anger to shuttle as far as her eyes. Jadzia's malice used to be the petty malice of a spoiled baby, she reminded herself. blameless malice, if there has been this type of factor. And absolutely there has been. through no stretch of her brilliant mind's eye might Annja see Jadzia environment in regards to the callous homicide of a dozen helpless, innocuous women and men. Her petty rudeness belonged in a unique universe from such an act. Oddly, the very act of restraining herself from lashing again at Jadzia made Annja consider larger.

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