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By James Rollins

Utilizing his father's watch as a key, Jake intends to come to Calypsos. as an alternative he is thrust right into a unusual wasteland land the place he is joined through his pals Marika, Pindor, and Bach'uuk and his sister, Kady. As they fight to determine what to do subsequent, a shock assault through the attractive younger Princess Nefertiti takes all of them captive.

Soon even she is scuffling with the cranium King's minions. For Jake has anything the cranium King wants--a prize that may supply its proprietor amazing strength, together with regulate of the fearsome Howling Sphinx. In a brand new pounding experience, Jake races opposed to time to outfight and outwit Kalverum Rex, realizing that if the cranium King wins, he will be unstoppable.

Filled with unforeseen probability, not easy puzzles, and brilliant motion, it is a satisfactory, fast paced thriller--a learn purely James Rollins can have created!

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