By Alex Archer, Steven Savile
A reckoning that might spoil them all…
Trials, persecutions, fake accusations, the Inquisition—for archaeologist and television host Annja Creed, the present episode they're taping for her express is an interesting one. yet whereas Annja is filming the final section in France, a vicious "accident" approximately kills her. It seems to be unintentional…until a guy calling himself Cauchon claims responsibility.
The identify Cauchon moves a chord within the exceptionally—some may well say unnaturally— lengthy reminiscence of Annja's buddy and mentor Roux. getting to know the previous man's mystery years in the past, Cauchon desired to blackmail Roux earlier than destiny placed the problem to relaxation. Or so Roux inspiration. Now this robust enthusiast has became from searching out the divine to shelling out "justice." Vengeance. And he'll single-handedly resurrect the violence of the Inquisition to make sure that Annja and her pal are judged and located responsible. With rather a lot at stake, Annja may possibly quickly locate that fellowship might be deadly.
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