By John Bolin
DESCRIPTION: Deep within the Amazon jungle, a mysterious virus threatens all of humanity. while an ex-Army Ranger and a stunning anthropologist team-up to discover a therapy, technological know-how and religion collide in an epic fight for survival.
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She gripped the doorknob and yanked at it. Then she pounded on it. “Open up! allow me in! ” Blackstone and Father Javier pulled her clear of the door. “Oh no, leave out Alex,” Father Javier acknowledged. “You can't interrupt the ritual. ” Alex became on him, biting her tongue. “Get me in there,” she ordered him. “Before I name the police. ” The medical professional nodded at Father Javier. “Very well,” the priest acknowledged. He pointed on the white go well with in Alex’s hand and commenced placing one on himself. Blackstone did an identical. “Please,” the priest acknowledged, “you needs to put on this, in your personal defense. ” “Fine,” Alex stated, pulling at the swimsuit. “Now please, open the door. ” The priest nodded reluctantly. He moved ahead and keyed the door open. Alex driven it, dashing in. What she observed stopped her chilly. bankruptcy 7 The room used to be darkish and chilly. Alex may well pay attention the sound of the AC buzzing and anyone conversing rhythmically, no praying. She additionally heard the sound of somebody moaning. Tima, Alex guessed. It took a second for her eyes to regulate to the dim lights. numerous candles have been prepared round the room, offering the single gentle. the single window within the room have been close and lined with a blanket, blocking off any outdoor mild. The odor of incense was once overpowering. The room itself appeared like one in any health facility, other than smaller. there has been a small sink, a couple of chairs, and a mattress with a material wall pulled round it. A compact scientific desktop sat subsequent to the mattress, outdoor the wall, lighting fixtures blinking eco-friendly, registering the patient’s each heartbeat. The computer was once beeping steadily. Tima? Alex moved ahead slowly. Father Javier at the back of Alex. Blackstone waited on the door. An older priest, wearing a fresh go well with pulled over an identical type of lengthy grey gown Father Javier wore, stood on the foot of the girl’s mattress. He held an ornate crucifix in a single hand and a wide black ebook within the different. He by no means seemed up from the sufferer behind the scenes yet looked as if it would have his eyes locked onto whatever out of view. He was once talking in a international language—Latin, Alex guessed. one other younger priest, additionally in a fresh go well with, sat close to the mattress in a plastic chair, rocking from side to side, most likely praying. Alex moved to the curtain. Father Javier touched her elbow. “Are you certain? ” he whispered. Alex pulled again the curtain. a lady used to be mendacity at the mattress, her face became clear of Alex. Thick straps round her chest and legs limited her. She used to be suffering lower than the straps. Her again arched up, and she or he driven on the restraints. “What are you doing! ” Alex cried out, speeding to the girl’s facet. “You’re hurting her! ” “Alex! ” Father Javier shouted. “Be cautious. ” Alex moved nearer. popularity flooded via her. “Tima! ” the woman at the mattress became her face and hissed at Alex, baring her enamel. Sweat from the girl’s hair flew within the air. Bloody foam lined her gums and lips. Her eyes have been totally dilated and bloodshot. She shook her head violently and moaned. Alex pulled again. She fought the urge to run. The priest chanted louder above her. She placed her head in her arms. She struggled to understand the non secular ritual, to offer it an opportunity.