The Last Oracle (Sigma Force)
In Washington, D.C., a homeless guy takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander grey Pierce's palms. A bloody coin clutched within the useless man's hand--an old relic that may be traced again to the Greek Oracle of Delphi--is the foremost to a conspiracy that dates again to the chilly conflict and threatens the very starting place of humanity. For what if it have been attainable to bioengineer the following nice prophet--a new Buddha, Muhammad, or maybe Jesus? may this moment Coming be a boon . . . or wouldn't it begin a series response that may lead to the extinction of humankind?
very important seconds are ticking quickly away as Pierce races around the globe looking for solutions, one step sooner than ruthless killers made up our minds to reclaim the important artifact. all of sudden the way forward for all issues is balanced at the breaking point among heaven and hell--and salvation or destruction rests within the palms of exceptional teenagers.
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consistently the loopy ones who're such solid shots?” “I don’t imagine she’s crazy,” grey mumbled. not less than he was hoping no longer. He had visible how she had reacted to the revelation that Sasha used to be Nicolas’s organic daughter. a mixture of surprised dismay and protectiveness. there has been a few connection among Elena and the lady, whatever greater than simply an augmented sisterhood. He needed to belief he was once right. “Sasha got here to me!” grey known as out. “Sought me out. She guided us the following for a reason.” Silence stretched.
Didn’t desire from now on hassle, yet he acquired it. the full command bunker was once in lockdown mode after the assault. As he had suspected, after the fiery loss of life of Mapplethorpe, the few closing fighters ghosted away into the evening. Painter was resolute to discover each one among them, besides each root and department that provided Mapplethorpe with the assets and intelligence to tug off this assault. meanwhile, Painter needed to regain order right here. He had a skeleton group pulled again.
Few hundred.” A relieved whistle escaped him. “Well, that’s no longer too bad.” “A few hundred thousand,” grey clarified. “Oh, candy motherfu—” Kowalski’s response used to be bring to a halt through the rattle of the doorknob. grey began to flip, yet Kowalski’s thick mitt of a hand grabbed Gray’s top arm and yanked him again. He shielded grey along with his personal physique whereas easily pulling a .45-caliber pistol from a shoulder holster. The mild determine of a tender girl entered. She was once fumbling together with her handbag, oblivious.
Physiologically and psychologically. Mapplethorpe nevertheless used to be all approximately brinkmanship, political goals, and blind self-interest. Yuri didn’t belief the guy. With Sasha lacking, Yuri wanted allies on American soil. He’d been urged to satisfy Dr. James Chen, a neurologist and a member of the interior circle, to devise a method. they'd be joined through one other. an individual who may aid, he used to be cryptically advised. Yuri used to be given particular instructions and clearance to the site of the.