By David Wood
Whilst the bones of the Magi are stolen from their resting position in a German cathedral, the whispered phrases of a demise priest catapult Dane Maddock and Bones Bonebrake into the midst of a perilous race to unravel a centuries-old conspiracy. hazard lurks at each flip and nobody is aware the place the clues will lead... or what they're going to discover. From historical cathedrals, to hidden temples, to icy mountain peaks, Dane and Bones needs to outrun and outwit their enemies within the exciting experience- Icefall!
“If you are after a fast moving learn, David Wood's wise-cracking heroes Maddock and Bones will take you on a wintry weather romp via snow-covered cathedrals, ice caves, pagan temples and Christian delusion looking for the skulls of the Magi. Icefall packs within the fist fights, cipher cracking and old secrets and techniques that each one motion event enthusiasts will enjoy.”Joanna Penn, writer of Pentecost and Prophecy
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All alongside, those compass stones weren’t pointing to a pole. ” Bones scrutinized his personal Magi cranium. “They have been pointing to this position. ” “Jade, what’s the German notice for mild? ” The items have been falling jointly in Dane’s brain. “Licht,” she stated, mesmerized by means of the pulsing ball of sunshine. “Remember what the death priest stated? ‘Ewige l... ’ He wasn’t asserting ‘eternal life,’ he was once announcing ‘eternal gentle. ’ He intended this mild. ” “Whoa. ” Bones took a step again. “Like how we concept the stones have been making their very own gentle! If it is a resource of perpetual light... ” He checked out Dane. “A unlimited provide of unpolluted power with out the necessity for gas. except we’re manner off base. ” He took a deep breath, attempting to think a country harnessing the sort of energy. no matter if it was once no longer placed to any type of army use, it might probably supply a country’s economic climate any such develop that it may possibly re-allocate gigantic assets to its army. it'd be a treasure a long way past the rumored presents of the Magi. Jade all of sudden tugged at Dane’s wrist. “Maddock, you take into account the tale Adler informed in regards to the famous person the clever males being hidden underground! Do you,” she swallowed and her voice grew to become very small, “do you're thinking that this is often the big name of Bethlehem? ” “Maybe. Or not less than, it’s no matter what is at the back of the tale. It’s evidently no longer an exact superstar. ” He chuckled. “Nothing like declaring the most obvious, huh? ” “I wonder... ” Jade didn't get to accomplish her inspiration simply because, they without notice discovered themselves surrounded via males armed with spears and arrows tipped with blue stones that shone just like the ball of sunshine down under. that they had crept up silently and brought up positions in a semicircle, leaving Dane, Bones and Jade trapped among a pit without noticeable backside and a line of armed males. other than they weren’t males. Horns protruded from their lengthy, shaggy brown hair, and notwithstanding they seemed human, if overly muscular and furry, from brow to waist, they have been certainly animal-like from the waist down. on the waist, their physique hair grew thick and shiny, and lined their thick thighs and lean calves. Their legs, which bent backward, led to darkish, cleft hooves, like a... “A goat,” Dane whispered. “They’re satyrs. ” His techniques flashed to the pagan temple underneath the cathedral in Cologne. Satyrs have been linked to Dionysus, or Bacchus, looking on your chosen mythology. A creature like this used to be the Krampus whom Adler had obvious such a lot of years in the past. one of many goat males cocked his head on the be aware ‘satyr,’ and nodded as soon as. He pointed and Dane discovered he was once indicating the pistol tucked inside of his jacket pocket. Slowly, Dane took it out and laid in at the flooring; Bones did an analogous. The satyr gave one other nod and got here ahead to gather them while a noisy voice rang out within the cavern. “Nobody circulate or the goat dies! ” Issachar emerged from a close-by passageway. His left arm was once wrapped round a satyr, retaining it tight. In his correct hand he held a knife pressed to its throat. They emerged into the sunshine of the cavern and Issachar’s eyes fell at the sparkling ball of strength.