The Spirit Banner (Rogue Angel, Book 22)
Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise
Genghis Khan carved out a legacy of bloodshed and conquered kingdoms that has lasted nearly 8 hundred years. yet whereas his identify and deeds continue to exist within the annals of heritage, his tomb hasn't ever been located… till now.
Not everyone seems to be confident that the diary and the map, stated to guide to the nice warrior's ultimate resting position, are actual. Archaeologist Annja Creed is between those doubters. the truth is that the physique was once misplaced to background. yet regardless of her skepticism, Annja abruptly reveals herself pulled alongside an more and more complicated path of clues, each one extra distant than the final.
And as she and her partners race to their ultimate vacation spot, something is clear—the merely tomb she may well locate is her personal.
His head while he fell and that proved to be an unforeseen godsend. relocating simply part an inch or so at a time, he slowly slid his correct give up to his left, until eventually his palms got here involved with the band of his watch. the army timepiece had a panic button outfitted into its face. urgent it despatched a high-frequency sign to the most safety station, letting the fellow on accountability there comprehend that anything was once amiss. Davis looked for the button. * * * T HE SPOTTER within the bushes scanned the grounds.
On Incan sacrifices to the moon god, right?" Annja sighed. "It's Mexico, Doug. i am in Mexico. you recognize, that giant nation correct under Texas? And it was once the Aztecs who sacrificed humans to the sunlight god, now not the Incas." "Whatever. As lengthy the special-effects division will get to reenact these sacrifices, i actually do not care in the event that they have been performed by way of aliens." She heard him suck in a breath unexpectedly, the way in which he did whilst an excellent notion happened to him, and she or he knew no matter what used to be coming subsequent was once no longer.
Coordinates to Ransom after which crammed him in on what they'd exposed within the map chamber past that afternoon. Ransom listened patiently, requested a couple of questions that the informant replied the simplest he might, after which dropped the bomb the fellow on-site wasn't looking forward to. "It's time to exploit the package." Tactically, it wasn't the simplest flow, the informant proposal, yet he wasn't the single calling the photographs. If he have been, then issues might have long past very in a different way. If the boss sought after him to take advantage of the.
ultimate set of doorways opened right into a giant, common cavern. If Annja hadn't been so mesmerized by means of its contents, she may have amused herself for hours the way in which nature had carved its personal little hideaway from the naked rock. because it used to be, she may perhaps slightly take her eyes from the rows upon rows of warriors equipped in usual columns of ten, 3 to a facet. just like the warriors within the access corridor, those have been mummified, in addition. So, too, have been the steeds on which they rode. She had stumbled on the fabled.
may they leave out, at this distance? Annja inspiration. instead of amazing a few susceptible sector and finishing issues immediately, even though, each arrow struck at some point soon at the captives' outstretched limbs, digging their sharpened issues into palms and wrists, toes and ankles. because the discomfort ripped via their our bodies, either males screamed. They have been nonetheless screaming while Holuin gave the command back. This time the arrows moved a section farther down every one limb, impressive elbows and biceps, shins and.