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By Alex Archer, Mel Odom

A gorgeous artifact holds the main to an untapped strength of world destruction ... whereas engaged on a dig within the California desolate tract, archaeologist-adventurer Annja Creed uncovers proof of a tragedy that's associated with chinese language miners throughout the days of the Gold Rush. A unexpected assault at the web site by way of shadow figures drives Annja to discover the relationship to a mysterious buried urban in China. Lured via legends of gold, betrayal and the vengeance of a Han Dynasty overlord, Annja travels at the Orient exhibit, combating avaricious treasure hunters and a modern day descendant of an historic league of assassins. Her adversaries will cease at not anything to stake their declare at the fabled misplaced urban, the place a Han leader's darkish previous gives you doom should you dare to bare its evil energy.

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Hedin did not. The Swedish professor have been assigned to map out Asia and to track the heritage of the Silk street, the exchange direction used for hundreds of years to ferry silk out of China and import Western items. "I see it, Dr. Hedin. " Lehmann smiled in acknowledgement. The Stockholm professor used to be purely in his midthirties, now not a lot older than Lehmann. observing into the sky, Hedin shook his head. "We have to movement quick. In case mom Nature comes to a decision to take again what she's so freely given. " Lehmann reached for his pack and shovel. airborne dirt and dust and grit rubbed his dermis below his outfits, promising yet one more uncomfortable day. He driven the pain from his brain, remembering merely the legend of the gold and the fox spirit that had stolen the emperor's gold approximately thousand years prior to. bankruptcy 1 "Do you do that usually, leave out Creed? " Taking her eyes from the thick expanse of the EldoradoNational wooded area sooner than her, Annja Creed glanced at her mountain climbing better half. "Not often," she admitted. "Generally in basic terms whilst a person has piqued my interest. " "And i've got performed that? " Annja Creed smiled. "You have. " She'd merely identified the guy for a handful of hours. they might met in short in close by Georgetown, California, to rearrange for the mountaineering journey. earlier than that they might had conversations on-line for nearly 3 weeks. family tree wasn't Annja's box of research. whilst Huangfu Cao had first approached her approximately looking for the ultimate resting position of his ancestor, Annja had made up our minds to show the guy down. due to the cable community exhibit she co-hosted, she usually got playing cards, letters, and electronic mail requests to assist strangers tune down kinfolk legends. The demise of Huangfu's ancestor – notwithstanding a brutal and fascinating tale – was once too fresh to warrant her recognition or services. not less than, that was once what she'd idea until eventually Huangfu had despatched descriptions of that ancestor's prized possessions. one in all them had stuck her eye sufficient to attract her to California on a chilly day in March to head traipsing down previous roads that had as soon as resulted in gold mining cities gone bust. Huangfu Cao gave the impression of he was once in his early thirties, yet Annja did not hassle to wager. She used to be unsuitable mostly. He was once 5 toes ten inches tall, matching Annja in top. yet he was once skinny and angular, contrasting along with her full-figured curves. His khaki pants held crisp creases. He wore a gloomy blue poly-fill jacket opposed to the wind and darkish sun shades to offset the brilliant afternoon sun. wearing a favourite pair of light Levis tucked into calf-high climbing boots and a black long-sleeved knit blouse lower than a fleece-lined corduroy jacket, Annja was once cozy despite the March sit back that hung within the afternoon air. She wore her chestnut-colored hair lower than a toddler blue North Carolina Tar Heels cap she'd fallen in love with at one of many airports she'd gone through in her fresh travels. Blue-tinted aviator sun shades took the glare out of the day. Her aluminum body backpack carried a variety of provides, in addition to her laptop computer, however it used to be well-balanced and he or she rarely spotted the load.

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