By Alex Archer, Jon F. Merz
A small Nepali guy melts into shadows. A cutthroat crime lord is seeking a staggering medication. And a map to an most unlikely dream and a mythic paradise is pointing the way.
Archaeologist Annja Creed is in Katmandu, awash in its scents, sounds and liveliness. yet this can be no sightseeing journey. An outdated good friend is in ownership of a map that results in a spot that lies open air our international. however the map is understood to 1 other¿a vicious guy who has Annja and her partners correct the place he wishes them. Her hand compelled, Annja units out looking for the fabled Shangri-La¿an excursion of probability and subversion.
And her trip will finish basically with triumph...or tragedy.
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You’re no longer nonetheless through the aircraft, are you? ” “No, no. i discovered a cave for the 3 folks to take safeguard in. We spent the evening in it. ” He paused. How used to be he going to place this in this type of method that the fellow at the telephone didn’t imagine he used to be thoroughly insane. “But then something…happened. ” “What occurred? ” “Mike used to be close to demise, yet preserving on. Annja and that i slept, and in the course of the evening Mike disappeared. ” there has been a pause at the mobilephone. “He disappeared? How is that? He couldn’t have simply gotten up and walked off. no longer in his . ” “Yes, I know,” Tuk stated. “We didn’t on the time, in fact, and we searched frantically for him. yet we couldn’t find him. ” “So, he’s useless, then? ” “No. He’s alive and good. ” “You’re now not making a lot feel, Tuk. I’m at Jomsom now and should be coming for you presently. yet i would like you to inform me the place you're precisely. ” Tuk sighed. “I comprehend, yet it’s now not as effortless as that simply because I’m unsure the place we're. I suggest, i do know the place we are—I’m simply uncertain how we came. That’s what I’m attempting to say. ” “All correct, then. the place are you? ” “In a spot known as Shangri-La. ” Tuk heard the pointy consumption of breath at the different finish of the telephone. “I imagine you’d greater clarify your self a piece extra rigorously, Tuk. and that i essentially desire you’re now not mendacity to me. ” “Why could I do this? ” Tuk requested. “After every thing I’ve performed already. i've got no cause to lie. ” “Fair sufficient. inform me what occurred. ” “Annja and that i searched the cave and stumbled on yeti. ” “Abominable snowmen? ” “Yes. I comprehend it sounds ridiculous yet please listen me out. ” “I’m listening. ” “They have been status within the cave after which we smelled anything like plants. It used to be a few form of gasoline. once we woke up, we have been the following during this attractive land. i've got no concept how we got here to be right here. One second we have been within the cave and the following we have been the following. ” “All correct. ” “The factor is,” Tuk acknowledged, “this is outwardly my home—where I’m from. I’m surrounded by way of those that glance similar to me. ” “You suggest they’re small such as you? ” “Yes, precisely that. And an intruder who broke the principles the following it appears abducted me as a baby. He took me out, that is how I got here to be in Katmandu. He died, and that i was once left to my very own units. yet I’m domestic now. It’s completely terrific. ” “I see. ” Tuk frowned. For a few cause, he’d anticipated a distinct response from the guy than what he appeared to be having. Tuk sighed. “I’m sorry if that disappoints you, yet i'm actually surprised at this position. ” “I don't have any doubt that you're, my buddy. ” Tuk paused. “What is it? i think like there’s anything you’re now not telling me. ” After another silence, the fellow cleared his throat. “Do you have in mind what you advised me in regards to the lady in Tsing’s condominium? the person who rattled your nerves a superb bit? ” Tuk shivered on the surprising recollection of her and her fingernails. “Yes. I bear in mind. ” “I did a few checking on her. ” “And? ” “It took me a large amount of time, yet I controlled to dig up a number of issues. I don’t imagine you’re going to love listening to any of them. ” Tuk seemed around the manner on the occasion nonetheless raging in complete strength.