By Alex Archer, Joseph Nassise
One secret may perhaps switch the destiny of a nation...
The skeletal is still of a accomplice soldier, hidden deep in the Paris Catacombs. The legend of a long-lost accomplice treasure. An elderly scrap of paper that reads easily, Berceau de solitude--Cradle of Solitude.
It was once sheer dumb success, relatively. Archaeologist Annja Creed occurred to be in Paris while the bones of the soldier have been stumbled on. yet this was once no usual soldier--this guy used to be the keeper of a treasure that can have affected the result of the yankee Revolution. someplace, the treasure waits to be claimed.
Now Annja is unraveling a 150-year-old secret and a path of clues that might lead her around the ocean and deep into the guts of the outdated South. yet she isn't the single seeker of this treasure. another person desires it--bad adequate to kill somebody who stands of their way....
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I’m attempting to assist you rescue your pal. I don’t supply a rat’s ass what occurs to him, for my part. ” No shock there, Annja suggestion. yet whatever approximately his very truthfulness made her are looking to pay attention him out. “Sorry,” she stated, albeit grudgingly. “How will going after the treasure support Bernard? ” “If we’re right that the professor was once taken to aid them get better it, then they’ll continue him alive till they achieve this and that suggests he’s no longer in quick hazard. ” “I’m definite he’d be extremely joyful at how blithely you’re disregarding the chance of his state of affairs. ” “I’m now not brushing aside something. I’m easily asserting that working off half-cocked isn’t going to assist him. ” “Okay, fantastic. aspect taken. ” “They wish the treasure,” he went on. “That’s the purpose of all this. That’s additionally our bargaining chip. They’re unlikely to simply allow him move while they’re via with him. you recognize that in addition to I do. that will be silly. on account that they haven’t performed something that matches that description to date, i believe it might be a stretch to imagine they’d commence doing so now. ” “Agreed, yet you continue to haven’t spoke back my query. ” “I’m attending to that. If the treasure is what they wish, then the treasure is our most vital bargaining chip. If we keep an eye on the treasure, we will be able to name the pictures. together with forcing them to permit the professor cross. ” “We need to beat them to the treasure,” Annja entire for him. “Right. ” It made experience. up to she hated to confess it. locate the treasure, then use it to cut price for Bernard’s existence. It gave the impression of their purely alternative. ahead of they did whatever, she knew she nonetheless needed to get in contact with the police inspector. She grabbed Garin’s cell and made a choice to Laroche’s place of work. The operator wasn’t in a position to find Laroche, so Annja left a message telling him she used to be very well and that he may perhaps name her again or she will be in to talk with him later that day. while she hung up, Annja stumbled on Garin staring at her. He vulnerable his head towards the telephone. “Do you're thinking that used to be clever? ” he requested. “I don’t find out about clever, however it used to be definitely worthy. My rainy outfits are nonetheless on the monastery, as is the auto that Bernard loaned to me. by no means brain that I pointed out myself at the emergency name. now not getting into contact might make it appear like i used to be complicit indirectly. ” Garin wasn’t totally confident, yet agreed to move besides what she suggestion top in the meanwhile. It didn’t take lengthy for Laroche to name again. He wasn’t chuffed that she had left the scene and was once way more brusque than ordinary in facing her. They made preparations for Annja to return in for an interview later that day. hours later Annja provided herself to the table sergeant at police headquarters, Garin at her aspect. She used to be directed to attend off to 1 part of the crowded foyer for the inspector to return all the way down to get her. fortunately, he didn’t take lengthy. Laroche got here out of the elevator a couple of minutes later and moved on to her part. “Miss Creed,” he stated, in terms of greeting. I’m getting the legitimate remedy, she idea. “Commissaire.