Babel Codex (Rogue Angel, Book 43.5)

By Alex Archer, Mel Odom

During this electrifying new novella, heroine Annja Creed uncovers yet one more one in every of history's monsters.

From the previous testomony comes a brand new danger...

Fighting skeletons in Addis Ababa isn't in Annja's agreement. specially whilst they're "entertainment" rigged by way of an obnoxious radio DJ in the course of the filming of the television convey she hosts, Chasing History's Monsters. however the unintentional discovery of an old clay brick turns the prank into lethal peril for the intrepid archaeologist.

If Annja's droop is true, the brick is simply the 1st key to a better discovery: the Tower of Babel. Now, with Joan of Arc's sword in hand and killers at her heels, she needs to race around the heart East to resolve the puzzle first. Enemies and allies will face off opposed to each one other--and themselves. to outlive, Annja must defeat them all...because in any case there might be just one winner.

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How will you recognize should you locate the suitable one? ” “Because it feels like this. ” Annja centred the flashlight on an online of cracks 3 ft off the floor. “What is that? ” He studied the form, approximately 3 inches by means of 3 inches. “A ziggurat. It’s the logo for the Tower of Babel. ” “That seems sq.. i assumed we have been searching for a tower. ” “Some towers are equipped sq. or oblong. just like the ziggurat. The Assyrians, Sumerians and Elamites—to identify a few—built towers like those for temples. The Sialk Ziggurat in Kashan, from the 3rd century BC—found and excavated within the 1930s—is nonetheless status.

I didn't suggest to offend, yet this man—” “Silence. i'll recognize no cause of taking over palms opposed to a guy operating along you as a brother. Violence opposed to one other isn't accredited the following during this position. it's an abomination within the eyes of God. ” Joktan stared first and foremost one guy, then the opposite. “Go. either one of you. locate a few position to paintings the place you're not in each one other’s shadow, and pray to God to forgive your transgressions. ” Joktan watched them move, feeling torn. His father, for all his ambition and attainable defiance of God, had created whatever actually remarkable through uniting a majority of these tribes jointly.

Farmers drove their donkeys to the banks, stuffed the massive water jugs for his or her plants, then drove the animals again. towards the east, the watchtowers stood above the partitions of his father’s urban. in the future, God keen that day now not arrive any too quickly, the town will be Joktan’s. There have been a time whilst he relished the belief of being king. Then he had noticeable the king as being the freest guy within the land. Now, even though, he knew that specific mantle got here saddled with many problems and obligations. possibly these hardships of the brain have been what had pushed his father if now not mad, then approximately so.

Good, it doesn’t make experience that he might promote you the brick, then ship a gang to shoot up the dig and take it again, does it? ” “My element precisely. ” “So we need to imagine this guy someway understands concerning the brick—knows extra approximately it than I do in the mean time, that's irksome—and desires it again adequate to kill to get it. ” “Way to sum it up, Captain noticeable. ” Annja missed him simply because that used to be getting more straightforward to do now that she had whatever compelling to target. Burris sighed. “So what’s the sport plan?

Just a jagged stump remained. The heavy artillery scars at the mountainside have been testomony that the pinnacle had most likely been taken off in the course of artillery perform. there has been no different cause of the diversity to were shot up such a lot of instances. She drove the Jeep up into the mountains till the incline turned too harmful to navigate inspite of four-wheel force. Then she concealed the Jeep at the back of a stand of juniper bushes, acquired out, slung her backpack and stuffed an additional pack with water and effort bars. She all started up into the foothills because the sunlight sank within the west, turning the horizon crimson and ochre.

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