By Alex Archer, Mel Odom
A gorgeous artifact holds the main to an untapped energy of worldwide destruction ... whereas engaged on a dig within the California wasteland, archaeologist-adventurer Annja Creed uncovers facts of a tragedy that's associated with chinese language miners in the course of the days of the Gold Rush. A unexpected assault at the website through shadow figures drives Annja to discover the relationship to a mysterious buried urban in China. Lured by way of legends of gold, betrayal and the vengeance of a Han Dynasty overlord, Annja travels at the Orient show, scuffling with avaricious treasure hunters and a modern day descendant of an old league of assassins. Her adversaries will cease at not anything to stake their declare at the fabled misplaced urban, the place a Han leader's darkish earlier supplies doom in case you dare to bare its evil energy.
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