By Raymond Khoury
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"It has served us good, this fable of Christ."
Pope Leo X, sixteenth Century
In a hail of fireplace and flashing sword, because the burning urban of Acre falls from the arms of the West in 1291, The final Templar opens with a tender Templar knight, his mentor, and a handful of others escaping to the ocean wearing a mysterious chest entrusted to them by means of the Order's demise Grand grasp. The send vanishes with out a trace.
In ultra-modern new york, 4 masked horsemen dressed as Templar Knights emerge from significant Park and trip up the 5th road steps of the Metropolitan Museum of artwork in the course of the blacktie establishing of a Treasures of the Vatican convey. Storming during the crowds, the horsemen brutally assault somebody status among them and their prize. Attending the gala, archaeologist Tess Chaykin watches in silent terror because the chief of the horsemen hones in on one piece particularly, a wierd geared equipment. He utters a number of cryptic Latin phrases as he is taking carry of it with reverence prior to top the horsemen out and disappearing into the night.
In the aftermath, an FBI research is led via anti-terrorist professional Sean Reilly. quickly, he and Tess are drawn into the darkish, hidden background of the crusading Knights, plunging them right into a lethal online game of cat and mouse with ruthless killers as they race throughout 3 continents to get better the misplaced mystery of the Templars.
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The victim’s identify used to be Mitch Adeson. Reilly felt a deepening unease that the case was once slipping clear of them. “How’d he die? ” “Fell from the roof. Fell, jumped, bought pushed—take your choose. ” Reilly leaned again, rubbing his eyes wearily. “Three out of 4. One to head. query is, will he pop up with a needle mark in his neck…or is he already midway to Europe? ” Glancing round the room, he spotted the monsignor rising from the double doorways that resulted in the elevator lobby. the truth that he used to be right here in individual may well basically suggest that he didn’t have any breaks to document. The somber glance on his face as he sat with Reilly purely proven it. “I’m afraid my colleagues in Rome haven’t been profitable but. They’re nonetheless looking, but…” He didn’t look positive. “I take it…? ” He didn’t have to proceed. “Yeah, we’re nonetheless drawing blanks the following too, Father. ” “Oh, good. ” Then he controlled a hopeful smile. “If neither our students nor your specialists were capable of finding it so far…perhaps he’s additionally having a difficult time figuring it out. ” Deep down, Reilly knew this was once purely wishful considering. photos of Vance were circulated to all of the significant libraries from D. C. to Boston, and to this point none of them had stated any sightings. Vance both already knew the place he used to be headed, or he had his personal assets, which the FBI wouldn’t have entry to. both method, it didn’t augur good. The monsignor used to be silent for a second, then stated, “Miss Chaykin. She appears very…resourceful. ” Reilly couldn’t suppress a drained grin. “Oh, I’m yes she’s racking her brains searching for it at this time. ” This looked as if it would verify De Angelis’s bet. “Have you heard from her? ” “Not but. ” De Angelis nodded quietly. Reilly may inform anything was once troubling the guy, that he was once conserving anything again. “What is it, Father? ” The monsignor seemed a little bit embarrassed. “I’m uncertain. I’m a bit of involved, that’s all. ” “What approximately? ” The priest pursed his lips. “Are you yes she could name? If she discovered? ” Coming from De Angelis, this shocked Reilly. He doesn’t belief her? He leaned ahead. “What makes you assert that? ” “Well, she seems really pushed, it’s her box in spite of everything. And a discovery like this…careers were made of a long way much less. If I have been to place myself in her footwear for a second, i ponder what my priorities will be. Catching this Vance…or studying anything any archaeologist could supply his correct arm for. might I tell the specialists and possibility wasting the credits and the glory…or could i'm going after it myself? ” His tone used to be soft-spoken yet irresistibly convinced. “She comes throughout as a truly bold woman, and ambition…it can frequently lead one to settle on the fewer, let's imagine, magnanimous course. ” DE ANGELIS’S phrases STAYED with Reilly lengthy after the priest had left. might she name? It hadn’t even crossed his brain that she wouldn’t. yet then, what if the Vatican envoy was once correct? What incentive did she need to name? If she did determine it out and gave the FBI its situation, brokers will be flown out to aim and intercept Vance, neighborhood legislation enforcement firms will be drafted in, and the placement may speedy get out of hand; there will be little room, or attention, for her quest.