By Lauren Haney
The Gods blessed Lieutenant Bak, head of the Medjay police, with an extraordinary brilliance -- that's why he's the only to whom his commander turns in a time of want. The explorer Minnakht has vanished into the big and cruel Egyptian wilderness -- or even has strayed perilously just about Queen Maatkare Hatshepsut’s well-guarded turquoise mines -- and ahead of Bak sails north on a brand new task he's to find the lacking guy. yet evil is touring with him and his Medjays within the caravan they accompany eastward. anyone -- or whatever -- is chargeable for the unusual rash of deaths that's swiftly thinning the numbers in their fellow tourists. a simple look for a lacking adventurer turns into a twisted knot of treachery and blood -- person who threatens to strangle the lifestyles from Bak and his males and go away them buried for all eternity underneath the blistering sands.
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Reed sandals? They’ll never last in this harsh landscape. ” Nebre glanced at Kaha, who voiced agreement, and went on with his tale. “Later, about two-thirds of the way between the mouth of the wadi and where we now stand, the tracks of two men wearing leather sandals and walking with four donkeys merged with the ﬁrst set of tracks. ” Nebre shrugged. “Nomads usually go barefoot, but a few have taken to wearing sandals. ” “Interesting,” Bak said with a wry smile. ” “A procession with a spectator, sir,” Kaha said, grinning.
Ani looked appalled by what he saw; Wensu’s face registered distaste. Amonmose appeared saddened by the death, yet curious. Nebenkemet looked on with the composure of a man inured to all life had to offer. Senna seemed mildly troubled, while Dedu and the drovers looked as if they wanted nothing more than to turn their backs and go on their way. Except for Psuro, who stood slightly apart from the other men, the Medjays had come and gone. ” Bak asked, not for the ﬁrst time. As a single unit, they chorused a denial.
We stopped here to rest through the heat of the day and thought to go on before sunset, but when Amonmose and his friend showed up, thinking to travel with us, I decided to remain overnight. ” “If the truth be told,” Amonmose laughed, “Nebenkemet and I were as tired as the animals. ” Bak noted User’s ﬂeeting grimace. The explorer had not been happy with the delay. He also recalled the wide-awake man who had come to their camp in the night, displaying no sign of fatigue. ” “If he knows what he’s doing, he’ll take you up the wadi to A PATH OF SHADOWS 39 the east.
A Path of Shadows by Lauren Haney