By Alex Archer
Historical papyrus scrolls recovered one of the charred ruins of the Library of Alexandria display magnificent texts that aspect the wonders of Atlantis—knowledge which could shatter the blueprint of global strength. Archaeologist Annja Creed confronts shadow figures decided to maintain empires outfitted on strength, greed and worldwide manipulation, discovering not likely allies in a mysterious American with connections in excessive locations, and a tender linguistics prodigy with perspective. 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 energy to regulate the thrashing center of the world's energy.
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The killers were professional enough to ensure that. They had no means of fighting back and nowhere to flee. Leaving Jadzia sprawled in the relative shelter between the end of the computer table and a round-topped, bricked-up window in the end wall, Annja sprang up onto the table. The killers were moving into the room, fanning out to hunt down team members trying to hide behind filing cabinets and under tables. An intruder raised his weapon to Annja. She threw the nearest computer case at him. Power and video cables ripped noisily out from the rear.
They have the most to lose from what we might discover," the young Polish woman said. Annja stopped and looked at her. " Jadzia shrugged and kicked the heels of her tennis shoes against the yellow sandstone. They were the only part of her ensemble of the night before Annja had let her keep. " "That bit about the crystals? " Jadzia laughed. "Right. " "But, I mean, that charging-crystals stuff – " "We found more earlier. It spoke of all those things you found so funny – flying chariots, artificial lights, lances of light.
And finally, Emperor Aurelian burned the Greek quarter in 273, when the Romans made war upon the Palmyran Queen Zenobia. " "Time," Maria said. Annja looked at the dark, diminutive archaeologist. Maria shrugged again. "Egypt's rulers lost interest in maintaining the library. Much of it simply fell into disuse. Here, as elsewhere, people reused the scrolls, or even burned them for fuel. " "All except the ones neatly protected by a thick coating of carbonization," Ali said suddenly in a deep baritone and beautiful British accent.