By Alex Archer, Michele Hauf
Da Vinci's maximum and most deadly legacy…
In the midst of a lovers' quarrel on a Venetian bridge, a couple of paintings thieves loses a worthy, stolen Lorraine go to the canal's murky waters. Suspecting a connection among the go, Joan of Arc and da Vinci, Annja Creed's former mentor, Roux, sends the archaeologist to supervise the hunt for the lacking artifact. yet another person is aware concerning the cross…knows adequate to kill for it.
Despite a number of vicious assaults in the course of their underwater excursion, Annja and Roux's employed diver recovers the move. but if the diver's loyalties are known as into query and he disappears—along with the treasure—Annja is bound there's extra to the traditional item than Roux is letting on. She quickly discovers the go is just one piece in an elaborate enigma—a key that, while mixed with a chain of musical notes, may well unencumber one in all Leonardo da Vinci's so much fantastical innovations. however the cost Annja needs to pay to prevent this key from falling into the incorrect arms should be her lifestyles.
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Yet shouldn’t Scout be an identical? Sweat beaded at the man’s brow and he had began to shake. The glasses tumbled from his face, falling to the ground. Annja rushed to his facet, urgent a quit his brow. His epidermis used to be boiling scorching. “You have to lay down. ” The guy driven the chair again, yet rather than status, Scout tumbled ahead onto the rug. “Not precisely how I’d meant you to do it. ” Annja lunged towards him, aiding him onto his again. His clammy epidermis disturbed her. foodstuff poisoning didn’t happen so quick, did it? She couldn’t bear in mind how lengthy a response had taken the few instances overseas meals had disagreed along with her. “I may still demand support. The emergency quantity in Venice—what is it? It’s now not 911, i do know. ” “For an ambulance, 118” Scout muttered. “Phone’s in... ” He became his head and vomited. His physique started to convulse. bankruptcy eleven Milan, 1488 The piazza on the Santa Maria delle Grazie cloister was once bustling with many that the ringing of bells for matins. The convent were extended and a chapel additional for public providers. providers have been now whole for the morning. Roux driven throughout the crowd of parishioners questing towards houses and a meal with family members, sliding a quit his hip as he did so. He tied his handbag inside of his tunic and excessive up lower than his arm opposed to his ribs. Cutpurses searched for sufferers the least bit suspecting areas. Laughter echoed from close by. He spied Leonardo da Vinci’s shoulder-length curly darkish hair. the fellow was once wearing his ordinary tunic—much shorter than the common type that dropped to the knees—and excessive leather-based boots. A eco-friendly jasper ring drew realization to his lengthy arms. A painter’s fingers. Leonardo spoke to a guy whose again used to be to Roux, but Roux could realize that deep, guttural giggle any day. “Garin Braden,” he acknowledged softly. He hadn’t visible him shortly, yet he’d sensed him the earlier few days as he had Leonardo in regards to the urban. “Bold circulation. ” He well-liked the man’s audacity to speak on to the painter. “But have you learnt what you're after, Braden? ” He needs to comprehend. And if he didn't, then he was once in simple terms creating a exhibit, awaiting Roux to witness his interplay with the painter and suspecting it will dig into his intestine and choose at his aggressive nature. He wouldn’t fall into the man’s video game. And but, he wouldn't have the capacity to shake Braden now that he had infiltrated Leonardo’s belief. If he had. Garin Braden did have a manner approximately him. regardless of his gruff demeanour and more advantageous physicality, he had the power to attraction essentially somebody with a number of sentences. It annoyed Roux that the insolent younger thing—whom Roux had knowledgeable as a solider prior within the century—could so simply assimilate himself into any crowd, scenario or perhaps a inner most dialog. because the twosome wandered off, Braden positioned his arm throughout Leonardo’s shoulders and back the lads chuckled. “I won’t allow you to win this one,” Roux vowed. Braden had tried to sabotage his quest for the sword items ahead of. the fellow can have no inspiration what could ensue should still Roux acquire all of them, so why was once Garin so anxious approximately acknowledged assortment?