By James Rollins
In Washington, D.C., a homeless guy takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander grey Pierce's palms. A bloody coin clutched within the lifeless man's hand--an old relic that may be traced again to the Greek Oracle of Delphi--is the major to a conspiracy that dates again to the chilly warfare and threatens the very starting place of humanity. For what if it have been attainable to bioengineer the following nice prophet--a new Buddha, Muhammad, or perhaps Jesus? could this moment Coming be a boon . . . or wouldn't it start up a series response that might lead to the extinction of humankind?
important seconds are ticking quickly away as Pierce races around the globe looking for solutions, one step prior to ruthless killers made up our minds to reclaim the worthy artifact. unexpectedly the way forward for all issues is balanced at the breaking point among heaven and hell--and salvation or destruction rests within the palms of exceptional teenagers.
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He neared 10th highway. The development rose on his correct, an unpleasant field equipped of slabs of concrete that somebody tried to accessorize with a row of flags. He became towards its front. His vacation spot. The headquarters for the Federal Bureau of research. 3:46 P. M. A damn buzzed from within Gray’s locker. He moved quickly ahead, part slipping at the rainy ground. clean from the bathe, he wore just a towel round his waist. After debriefing Director Crowe at the information of the taking pictures, he had retreated to the locker room within the lowest degrees of Sigma’s bunkers. He had already taken one bathe, via a rigorous hour within the fitness center operating loose weights—then showered back. The exertion had helped settle his brain. yet no longer thoroughly. no longer till he had a few solutions concerning the homicide. achieving his locker, he tugged the door open and stuck his BlackBerry because it rattled around the backside of the steel locker. It needed to be Director Crowe. As his hands closed on it, the vibration ceased. He’d ignored the decision. He checked the log and frowned. It was once now not Painter Crowe. The display learn: R. Trypol. He had virtually forgotten. Captain Ron Trypol of Naval Intelligence. The captain were overseeing the salvage operations on the Indonesian island of Pusat. He had a file due at the present time on his evaluate of elevating the sunken cruise send, the Mistress of the Seas. He had army submersibles on web site, looking out the wreckage and surrounding sector. yet grey had a extra own curiosity within the seek. The island of Pusat used to be the place his good friend and accomplice, Monk Kokkalis, had final been obvious, noticed as he used to be dragged below the ocean through a weighted web, tangled and stuck. Captain Trypol had agreed to appear for Monk’s physique. The captain was once an outstanding pal and previous colleague of Monk’s widow, Kat Bryant. This morning, grey had long gone over to the nationwide Maritime Intelligence heart in Suitland, Maryland, hoping to listen to any be aware. He were rebuffed, advised to attend until eventually after the complete debriefing. It was once why he have been storming again the following, ready to call for that the director strain the military. Flushed with a twinge of guilt for having put aside his reason, grey hit the callback button and lifted the telephone to his ear. As he waited for the relationship to NMIC, he sank to a bench and stared on the locker at the contrary part. Written in black marker throughout a strip of duct tape used to be the identify of the locker’s former proprietor. KOKKALIS. even though Monk was once definitely lifeless, not anyone desired to eliminate the tape. It used to be a silent desire. If in basic terms sustained through grey. He owed his buddy. Monk had climbed throughout the ranks of Sigma along grey. His good friend have been recruited from the fairway Berets whilst grey were pulled from Leavenworth legal, the place he’d been incarcerated after extraordinary an effective officer in the course of his stint with the military Rangers. they'd turn into fast associates, if now not a little bit a strange couple at Sigma. Monk stood just a couple of inches over 5 toes, a shaven-headed pit bull in comparison to Gray’s taller, leaner body. however the actual distinction lay deeper than mere visual appeal.