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Employed to discover the misplaced urban of Promise in Brazil, that is rumored to carry the major to everlasting lifestyles, archaeologist Annja Creed quickly discovers that its citizens will visit severe lengths to guard their historic mystery.
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She wanted not easy instruments. those males have been that, no less than. She shouldn't have selected lots of them herself. part a dozen of them have been perched precariously at the rail, all shirtless, a pair donning not anything yet shorts, hooting and screaming again on the livid monkeys. A flight of blue macaws erupted from a tree, flew off over the send and headed upstream. The send used to be approximately sixty toes lengthy and twenty huge. It had a modest deckhouse prolonged ahead via a corrugated tin cover and through a tentlike awning astern. there have been additionally cabins less than, stinking, shut and crowded. Annja had selected to move the 1st evening on my own on deck, less than the tin protect of the increased wheelhouse for defense from the rain that drummed down part the evening. The cabins provided a modicum of privateness. The captain, a quick Belgian with a silver fringe beard, had provided his personal, most likely by means of prearrangement instead of gallantry. yet even the captain's Spartan deckhouse quarters reminded her an excessive amount of of the hopeless hovels of the decrease circle of Hell she had recognized on the colony. A tall blond child from higher New YorkState crouched atop the deckhouse, donning merely shorts and hulking wrestle boots and what appeared to be a T-shirt wrapped round his head. the surface stretched over his washboard ribs was once fish-belly white. It was once already altering to boiled-lobster purple on his again from the sunlight. If Annja's vast box adventure used to be any advisor he'd be writhing in pain by means of the early equatorial dusk. yet just like the leisure, he loudly claimed big wrestle event. He cradled a protracted black M-16 rifle throughout his knees. He desired to hunt monkeys, he acknowledged. He was once getting visibly a growing number of pissed off. The monkeys have been sensible. observing the dense transition undergrowth and low-hanging bushes alongside the banks, Annja may possibly seize merely flashes in their dark-brown-and-white-furred our bodies. She did not a lot care. To the level she paid awareness to her atmosphere she was hoping her partners might exhaust their masculine energies of their dominance struggle with their unseen opponents. a few had began casting not-so-professional glances her approach the instant they shoved off from the Feliz Lusitânia dock upstream of the river-dredging operation the day ahead of. the appearance saved getting warmer eyed and longer; she anticipated difficulty via this night. She used to be prepared for it. She used to be prepared for something. possibly issues she by no means may have thought of prior to. **** one way or the other she had made her as far back as the fortress after Dan's homicide. probably it used to be the sword she carried bare in her hand. probably it used to be the glance in her eye. She had by some means came across the presence of brain to place the sword away sooner than imminent the seriously fortified gate during which that they had exited that fateful morning. She used to be well-known and admitted fast. She knew her light epidermis counted little and her U. S. passport even much less – if she crossed the powers-that-be within the camp she would not be the 1st American citizen to finish her days within the cage, nor the 1st American girl. yet no matter what his courting with the mining camp and its warring administrators, Publico's patronage was once a robust safeguard for her.