By Charles Brokaw
Dr. Thomas Lourds, internationally-renowned linguist and archaeologist, has simply arrived in Istanbul to lecture on the collage. yet ahead of he even leaves the airport, Lourds is abducted and reveals himself scuffling with for his life―and for all mankind.
Deeply hidden someplace within the urban is an old scroll written by way of the writer of the Bible's e-book of Revelation―a scroll whose secrets and techniques may possibly store or ruin humanity. Lourds' spiritual extremist captors want him to assist locate the rfile 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 dangerous Irish mercenary he can't trust.
Lourds and his risky allies needs to navigate historic Constantinople's darkest depths to discover the scroll sooner than the satan himself brings the realm down round them and the warfare among reliable and evil involves a last showdown.
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