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By John Paul Davis

John Paul Davis - The Cortes Enigma (The iteration from the best-selling writer of The Templar Agenda)

1581: It seemed within the west because the sunlight used to be surroundings, silhouette like a hearth at the water. Twelve hours later it seemed back, this time a lot toward the mainland…Who used to be on board or the place they got here from remained a mystery…No hint of the vessel used to be ever found…

1904: In an previous graveyard in a distant a part of the Isles of Scilly, a uncommon educational makes a stunning discovery. The inscriptions at the gravestones are not like any he has ever visible, no less than in that a part of the realm. The clues aspect to an marvelous chance: a maritime legend and a precious treasure. And a four-hundred-year-old cover-up!

Present Day: background Lecturer Dr Ben Maloney is sitting in his place of work while the telephone jewelry. a choice from his cousin is never something extraordinary, yet this day what he has to claim is something yet common. His great-great-grandfather’s send has been stumbled on close to a abandoned island within the Isles of Scilly. with his murdered corpse!

Dropping every little thing, Maloney’s choice to go to the location of his ancestor’s death quickly proves to be one fraught with possibility. With not anything yet a hundred-year-old diary and legends from the island’s prior to steer him, Maloney’s merely likelihood to resolve the riddle of his ancestor’s dying is to resolve the items of an altogether better secret. An incredible treasure continues to be unfound. and a few will cease at not anything to discover it…

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What's this position? ” “I inform you prior to. Don’t ask foolish questions. ” He raised his head and placed his hand to his woolly hat, losing the sickle as he stood. approximately fifty metres extra alongside he observed iron bars on either side of the tunnel, joined jointly to create a chain of cells. The clearest proof but the world had as soon as been used as a dungeon. respiring used to be turning into ever tougher. The scent was once diversified, strong and dreadful. Faeces, water and rock. “Take brief breaths,” Valeria repeated. “Soon your physique will alter. ” He coughed, “When used to be the dungeon in use? ” “Only within the Civil struggle, i believe. thankfully you simply need to remain a couple of minutes. ” Ben stopped for an extended breath, status together with his palms pressed down on his knees. while he appeared up back, he observed the sunshine used to be disappearing. Valeria used to be strolling on with no him. He elevated his speed, wasting her within the gloom and approximately bumping into her. “Careful. ” Ben bit his lip. “Where are we heading? ” “You’ll see. ” The passage persevered. there have been cells on either side, the iron bars rusted yet in a different way in good shape. within the darkness, making out shapes was once changing into the entire tougher. although his eyes have been adjusting to the sunshine, the best way remained lit purely through the sunshine of the torches. The scent had replaced, yet no longer stronger. He sensed wetness, almost certainly combined with whatever else. Valeria persevered to guide, following the course of the tunnel. Up forward, the partitions spread out, revealing a wide, sq. chamber. Ben shone his torch in each path, concentrating on the partitions and ceiling. because the seconds handed, he started to locate his bearings. He anticipated the room to be approximately twelve metres through ten, no longer particularly an ideal sq. yet lovely shut. He regarded issues, statues – a number of of them. They reminded him of the 2 that guarded the mausoleum. He remembered TF had pointed out that statues like these had additionally coated the corridors of the fortress. He shone the torch in Valeria’s face. “You knew approximately this position? ” “Yes. in simple terms formerly I by no means be aware of why. ” Ben used to be sceptical. “Care to complicated? ” Valeria shone the torch at the nearest wall, the left part of the room while considered from the doorway. Like these within the passage it was once of stone development, gentle gray color. whereas each wall within the room used to be made up of stone, there has been whatever approximately this one who made it stand out. The primary sector used to be extra sturdy, with no cracks and cement. Stranger nonetheless, there has been transparent proof of writing etched into the stone with a pointy tool. Ben learn it, nearly speechless. just like the mausoleum, it acknowledged: ‘A clean wall is a fool’s writing paper’, simply, not like the mausoleum, there has been a moment line: ‘A clever man’s too, who is aware the reality, as his Majesty will do very quickly! ’ Ben checked out Valeria, smiling inanely. “Oh my God. ” “You comprehend? ” The query used to be virtually most unlikely to respond to. “According to Díaz–” “Who? ” “Cortés’s biographer. ” “The soldier? ” “Yes. in accordance with him, the same message was once additional to the wall at Coyoacán.

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