Still with Annika, Jason McLane has the documents his godfather left
for him to find in the Netherlands deciphered. Once translated, the
text offers revelations of breathtaking importance – enough to change
the geopolitical map for ever. But the killers sent by the Mayflower
Foundation are still after them, while in Afghanistan, Jones and
Carrington’s situation goes from bad to worse. XIII will have to be
on his best game to sort it all out – but at what price?
Thorgal, his family, and his new friends Tiago and Ileniya have been
captured by slavers while attempting to cross the desert. The two
adult men are sold to the local governor as fodder for a cruel blood
game, where young nobles in chariots practice their archery skills on
fleeing slaves. Turning the tables on them, Thorgal earns his and
Tiago’s freedom, but not the women’s – and he has made a mortal enemy
in the governor’s son...