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By Stephen R. Lawhead

The quest for answers―and final survival―hinges on discovering the cosmic hyperlink among the outside Map, the Shadow Lamp, and the Spirit Well.

The look for the map of blue symbols begun in a wet alley in London yet has in view that increased via area and time and comprises extra seekers.

Kit, Mina, Gianni, Cass, Haven, and Giles have collected in Mina’s 16th-century espresso condominium and are united of their choice to discover a course again to the Spirit good. but, with their shadow lamps destroyed and key items of the map nonetheless lacking, the adventure might be way more tough than they think. And whilst one in every of their very own disappears with Sir Henry’s cryptic eco-friendly booklet, they not be aware of who to trust.

At a similar time, the Zetetic Society has exposed a terrifying mystery which, if confirmed, will rock the very foundations of construction. the search for solutions isn't any longer restricted to getting better an unknown treasure. The destiny of the universe is dependent upon unraveling the riddle of the outside Map.

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