What may have once saved the world could now destroy it...
Levi began to twist alarmingly in his ropes
Annja reached up and grabbed his right boot to stabilize him.Whether the experience unnerved him or not he didn’t continue the conversation. That suited Annja fine.
In the early afternoon the storm clouds returned with a suddenness that halfway tempted Annja to believe in Levi’s dueling mountain-deities. At almost the same moment a soft cry came from above and Annja looked up to see Larry’s head silhouetted against the ominous boiling clouds. She could tell he was grinning.
Less than five minutes later Levi and Larry were helping her scramble onto the top of a gently sloping plain of ice, pierced by snow-mounded juts of rock. A mile and a half ahead of her rose the snow-covered peak of Ararat. And there, a quarter mile away to the south and west of them, the long, dark mound of the Ararat Anomaly seemed to hang over the edge of the abyss.
Look for Paradox available November 10th, 2009, wherever books are sold.