Chapter Seven

Nisa stared at the newly discovered stone, after translating the Arabic, Mandarin, and Latin languages on it. It gave her a sense of what the symbols of the mysterious language…

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Chapter One

The wind whispered through the dark tunnel, bringing a chill to Nisa Acker’s entire body. For a moment, she froze where she knelt by a collapsed statue. Half of it was still buried in the ground beneath her and the upper half was cracked. The thing had to be at least two thousand years old but she handled it with care, as if she was tending to an infant. The wind whistled and Nisa swallowed deeply. “Chris? Susie? That you guys?” No answer.

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Chapter Five

Speaking to the others about a “game plan” hadn’t really gotten them anywhere. In reality, it had wasted extra time, so Nisa spent the next four hours doing more research…

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Chapter Three

When three whole days passed without word from Callahan, Nisa’s worry turned from stress to a full on anxiety attack. All day, she’d been pacing in her tent, fiddling with…

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