By Andy McDermott
A misplaced CIVILIZATION.
A risky QUEST.
A lethal SECRET.
It’s considered one of history’s so much enduring and arguable legends—the misplaced urban of Atlantis. Archaeologist Nina Wilde is bound she’s solved the riddle of its whereabouts—and with the aid of reclusive billionaire Kristian Frost, his attractive daughter, Kari, and ex-SAS bodyguard Eddie Chase, she’s approximately to take advantage of very important discovery in centuries. yet no longer everybody wishes them to prevail: a robust and mysterious association will cease at not anything to make sure that a mystery submerged for 11,000 years by no means resurfaces.
More than one would-be discoverer has already died in pursuit of Atlantis’s secrets—including Nina’s personal mom and dad. Failure isn’t an alternative. From the streets of long island to the Brazilian jungle, from a Tibetan mountaintop to the ground of the Atlantic Ocean, Nina and Eddie will race opposed to time—and stick with a path of threat and demise to a revelation so explosive, it could actually damage civilization forever….
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Nina stated not anything. The map within the temple had truly positioned Atlantis in the Gulf of Cádiz. The shapes of the continents were erroneous, yet definitely the Atlanteans couldn’t were that some distance out? Günter spoke back. “Even taking into consideration errors—the Atlantean process isn't really as special as ours—a sonar sweep of the realm should still in basic terms take a number of days. ” “And then we will be able to be certain no one ever reveals Atlantis,” acknowledged Starkman with emerging pleasure. “Good paintings, Günter. Plant the thermite fees and prep for evac. soften where down. ” “You’re going to spoil it? ” Kari cried, appalled. Starkman fastened her with a chilly stare. “We’ll do no matter what we need to do to forestall humans such as you and your father from discovering Atlantis. ” “The maximum archaeological locate in historical past, and all you care approximately is destroying it so your insane boss can hold the information for himself? ” stated Nina, her worry conquer by way of her utter disgust. “You make me ailing. ” Starkman snorted in disbelief. “Jesus. you actually don’t have a clue what’s happening, do you? ” “Why don’t you enlighten me? ” she sneered. “You imagine your pal Kari right here and her dad are searhing for Atlantis as a pastime? ” stated Starkman. “You know the way a lot cash they’ve spent? thousands and thousands of greenbacks, probably hundreds and hundreds! Even for a billionaire, that’s one hell of a pastime! ” “We’re doing it for a superb reason,” acknowledged Kari. “Unlike Qobras. ” “I understand what your purposes are. That’s why I joined up with Giovanni. ” He regarded questioningly at Nina, then again to Kari. “But does she understand? Did you even trouble to inform her why you’re so desirous to locate Atlantis? ” “As lengthy as they don’t are looking to break it, that’s more than enough for me,” Nina advised him. Kari gave her an admiring glance. “You may need replaced your mind,” Starkman stated as his radio squawked back. “Not that you’ll get the opportunity now. ” “Eagle chief, we’ve obtained every little thing we'd like. environment the charges,” stated Günter. “Roger that. ” Starkman regarded up. the 2 Halos have been nonetheless following their gradual circle, approximately 2 hundred ft above the floor. He switched radio channels. “Chopper , this can be Eagle chief. circulate into pickup place. ” “Roger,” answered the pilot. one of many helicopters wheeled lazily approximately to move for the temple. extra ropes dropped from its facet. “Well, i suppose this is often the end,” acknowledged Starkman, on reflection at his prisoners. “Sorry approximately this, Eddie, yet I’ve bought my orders. ” “You can take your pretend sympathy and shove it up your arse, you two-faced twat,” Chase tousled. “I should’ve permit these al-Qaeda wankers kill you in Afghanistan. ” “The world’ll be completely satisfied you didn’t. goodbye, Eddie. ” Starkman gestured to his males, who pressured Nina and Kari down onto their knees subsequent to Chase. Nina felt the chilly, demanding barrel of a gun contact the again of her head. She closed her eyes … And heard a hissing noise. Thok! the guy at the back of her set free a rainy, effervescent gasp ahead of crashing to the floor. Nina opened her eyes to work out spears and arrows flying overhead. one of many males at the back of Philby took an arrow to his leg.