By Charles Brokaw
Dr. Thomas Lourds, internationally-renowned linguist and archaeologist, has simply arrived in Istanbul to lecture on the college. yet ahead of he even leaves the airport, Lourds is abducted and reveals himself battling for his life―and for all mankind.
Deeply hidden someplace within the urban is an old scroll written by means of the writer of the Bible's e-book of Revelation―a scroll whose secrets and techniques may perhaps shop or smash humanity. Lourds' non secular extremist captors want him to aid locate the record to accomplish their evil ends. After a determined break out and chase, Lourds searches for the scroll with the aid of a former lover, Olympia Adnan, and a perilous Irish mercenary he can't trust.
Lourds and his harmful allies needs to navigate old Constantinople's darkest depths to discover the scroll prior to the satan himself brings the realm down round them and the conflict among solid and evil involves a last showdown.
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Bullets ricocheted from the stone partitions, trailing sparks of their wake. ‘Okay. I see your aspect. ’ Lourds stepped up his velocity so he used to be dragging her after him. in the back of them, Qayin’s fans retrieved their lanterns. Streams of fluorescent lighting bounced over the wall prior to them in time for them to right their course prior to they smashed into stone. Cleena and Lourds sprinted into the following room and took benefit of the partial lighting fixtures from the lanterns in their pursuers. The gunshots echoed contained in the chamber and the sound used to be adequate to permit Cleena be aware of that the world used to be tremendous. numerous stone pillars stood out within the darkness prior to them and created a maze of hindrances. She pulled on Lourds’ collar to sluggish his breakneck speed. ‘To the left,’ she ordered. instantly, Lourds veered to the left. He rounded a thick pillar and halted while she pulled him opposed to it. She fell into hiding beside him and took time to reload her pistol with a clean journal. She basically had one left after that. the percentages weren’t of their favour. ‘What are you doing? ’ Lourds requested. ‘Shouldn’t we be working? ’ Cleena peered around the pillar and took a two-handed grip on her pistol. ‘Running sounds brilliant to me. are you aware the place to run? ’ ‘Haven’t you been right here sooner than? ’ ‘This is my first time. ’ ‘At least you have been unsleeping if you happen to have been introduced in. ’ ‘I used to be slightly distracted researching all my new acquaintances and attempting to figure out in the event that they have been going to double-cross me. Which they did. ’ ‘You evidently stink at measuring personality …’ Cleena misplaced the remainder of what he used to be asserting whilst one in every of Qayin’s fans exploded throughout the doorway. The swinging lantern he carried made him an ideal goal. She aimed for the centre of the man’s physique and squeezed the set off thrice in fast succession. at the very least of the bullets stuck him and driven him backwards. He sat down challenging and his lantern rolled away. fortunately, the sunshine performed over the entrance so Cleena might see if somebody else approached. simply as she learned the sunshine was once going to play in her favour, Qayin or one in all his fans discovered an analogous factor. A burst of gunfire shattered the lantern. Cleena waited a second and fired at the place she remembered the entrance was once simply to preserve their rivals on their ft. presently, a hailstorm of bullets struck the pillar they have been hiding at the back of. Stone chips stung her face as she ducked to defense. ‘Well, that’s narrowed the chances to 4 to two,’ Lourds whispered. ‘Those odds are significantly better. ’ ‘Really? ’ Cleena spoke back. ‘Which did you need to take? ’ The professor sighed. ‘Okay, 4 to at least one. ’ ‘Now be quiet. I’ve received to pay attention. I’d recommend that you simply do an analogous prior to they creep up on us at midnight. ’ ‘They’re going to be simply as hampered by way of the darkness as we're. ’ ‘Not should you retain conversing. close up! ’ Cleena became a little bit clear of the path of the door to raised use her peripheral imaginative and prescient. She held the pistol prepared in her palms and attempted to not reflect on Brigid by myself on the planet. Beside her, Lourds all at once all started.