By Clive Cussler
In 1578 the mythical Sir Francis Drake captures a Spanish galleon packed with Inca gold and silver and the foremost to the misplaced treasure, which incorporated a big chain of gold that belonged to the final Inca king, a masterpiece of old know-how so large that it calls for 2 hundred males to raise it. because the galleon is sailed by way of Drake's team again to England, an underwater earthquake explanations an immense tidal wave that sweeps it into the jungle. just one guy survives to inform the tale...
In 1998 a bunch of archaeologists is sort of drowned whereas diving into the depths of a sacrificial pool excessive within the Andes of Peru. they're kept via the well timed arrival of the well known scuba diving hero Dirk Pitt, who's within the sector on a marine excursion. Pitt quickly unearths out that his lifestyles has been put in jeopardy besides via smugglers reason on uncovering the misplaced historic Incan treasure. quickly, he, his trustworthy partners, and Dr. Shannon Kelsey, a gorgeous younger archaeologist, are plunged right into a vicious, no-hold-barred fight to outlive. From then on it turns into a conflict of wits in a race opposed to time and threat to discover the golden chain, as Pitt reveals himself stuck up in a fight with a sinister foreign relations syndicate that deal in stolen artistic endeavors, the smuggling of old artifacts, and paintings forgery worthy many thousands of bucks. The conflict among the artwork thieves, the FBI and the Customs provider, a tribe of neighborhood Indians, and Pitt, with his buddies from NUMA, of whom are captured and threatened with execution, rushes towards a wild climax in a subterranean international of darkness and dying - for the genuine key to the secret, because it seems, is a formerly unknown, unexplored underground river that runs in the course of the old treasure chamber.
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