By James Rollins
In Washington, D.C., a homeless guy takes an assassin's bullet and dies in Commander grey Pierce's fingers. A bloody coin clutched within the useless man's hand--an historic relic that may be traced again to the Greek Oracle of Delphi--is the major to a conspiracy that dates again to the chilly struggle and threatens the very beginning of humanity. For what if it have been attainable to bioengineer the subsequent nice prophet--a new Buddha, Muhammad, or maybe Jesus? could this moment Coming be a boon . . . or wouldn't it start up a series response that will bring about the extinction of humankind?
very important seconds are ticking speedily away as Pierce races around the globe looking for solutions, one step sooner than ruthless killers made up our minds to reclaim the beneficial artifact. without warning the way forward for all issues is balanced at the breaking point among heaven and hell--and salvation or destruction rests within the arms of outstanding little ones.
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Grey requested. Painter nodded on the pile of papers at the desk. “The complete information are there, going again to the chilly warfare. It used to be formally overseen via the country’s second-largest imagine tank, the Stanford learn Institute, which down the road may support strengthen stealth applied sciences. yet again in 1973, the institute was once commissioned through the CIA to enquire the feasibility of utilizing parapsychology to help in intelligence accumulating. ” “Parapsychology? ” grey raised an eyebrow. Painter nodded. “Telepathy, telekinesis…but as a rule they focused on distant viewing, utilizing participants to undercover agent upon websites and actions from mammoth distances utilizing basically the facility in their minds. type of like telepathy at a distance. ” Kowalski snorted his derision from around the room. “Psychic spies. ” “As loopy as that may sound, you need to take into account that in the course of the darkest days of the chilly warfare, any perceived virtue via the Soviets needed to be matched in flip by means of our personal intelligence. Any technological hole couldn't be tolerated. The Soviet Union used to be pulling out all of the stops. To the Soviets, parapsychology was once a multidisciplinary box, encompassing bionics, biophysics, psychophysics, body structure, and neurophysiology. ” Painter nodded to Elizabeth. “Like the paintings your father used to be acting on instinct and intuition. The neurophysiology in the back of it. ” Elizabeth glanced at grey. From the cautious glance in his eyes, he appeared hardly ever confident, yet he endured listening silently. So she did a similar. “According to stories via the CIA, the Soviets had began generating effects. Then in 1971, the Soviet application by surprise went into deep-black type. info dried up. All lets make certain used to be that study persisted in Russia, funded by way of the KGB. We needed to reply in sort or be left at the back of. So the Stanford learn Institute used to be commissioned to enquire. ” “And what have been their effects? ” grey requested. “Mixed at best,” Painter said. Elizabeth had additionally learn the declassified experiences. “In fact, there has been little luck with the venture. ” “That’s no longer completely true,” Painter countered. “Official experiences confirmed that distant viewing produced necessary effects fifteen percentage of the time, which used to be above statistical likelihood. after which there have been the phenomenal situations. Like a brand new York artist, Ingo Swann. He used to be in a position to describe constructions in superb element while given mere longitude and range coordinates. His hits, in line with a few officers, rose as much as the eighty-five percentage diversity. ” Painter should have learn the ongoing doubt in either their eyes. He tapped the stack of papers. “The Stanford learn Institute’s effects have been replicated through checking out at fortress Meade and on the Princeton Engineering Anomalies learn Laboratory. moreover, there have been a number of well-known successes. essentially the most pointed out circumstances concerned the abduction and rescue of Brigadier-General James Dozier. in keeping with the physicist in command of the undertaking, one distant viewer ascertained the identify of the city the place the overall was once being held, whereas one other defined information of the construction, right down to the mattress the place he was once chained.