By Lewis Shiner
"With surpassing ability, Shiner creates a milieu of corruption, decay, and supreme redemption--populated with a forged valuable of Robert Stone. This savagely written novel is a complete original." --James Ellroy, writer of los angeles exclusive Years in the past, Eddie Yates disappeared into the rainforests of the Yucatan, a burned-out visionary looking for cosmic fact. A mysterious photograph sends Lindsey, his ex-wife, on a quest to deliver him again and places her on a collision path with Eddie's brother Thomas, whose wish for her hasn't ever light. Their seek leads them to the ruined Mayan temples of NaChan, deep within the jungle, the place mushrooms develop that may ship you again via time--or kill you. NaChan is sacred to the Landon Indians, and their enigmatic shaman Chan Ma'ax. however the ruins have additionally develop into a nexus for the political forces which are tearing Mexico aside. Lindsey, Thomas, and Eddie are quickly stuck among Carla's insurgent military and the key US paramilitary team referred to as the scuffling with 666th as they face off within the first conflict of the top of the area.
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Okay, fine. But what I’m saying is, this isn’t what you’re looking for. This is ancient history. This is about the Mayan collapse, a thousand years ago. It shows when the cities died out. ” “Maybe they had rebels,” Espinosa said. ” It was, in fact, one of the models he was testing, and consistent with Prigogene’s work. ” “Kind of,” Thomas said. “It’s showing a lot of different things at once. ” Espinosa was nodding. “My son is study the what you call it. ” “Probably a real good idea,” Thomas said.
Thomas was jerked away from her and there was no place to stand. She couldn’t figure out what was going on. Thunder rumbled in the distance. She looked up at the clear morning sky in confusion. Then she started shaking and it was a couple of seconds before she realized the ground was shaking her, like hands had grabbed her by the shoulders and were jerking her back and forth. She staggered half a step toward the street and then lurched backward, her arms flailing.
If Espinosa tried to burn the plants he would stone all of Cuernavaca. ” Espinosa shouted. The sergeant came running back, knees high, British army style. “Lock them up,” he said in English, then repeated it in Spanish. The sergeant looked confused. ” he asked in Spanish. ” “Think of something,” Espinosa said. Th e se rg eant shut them in the kitchen. One door led into the mural room and the rest of the main building, and the other door led out to the pool. Espinosa put guards on both of them. “It was time for supper anyway,” Thomas said.