By Alex Archer, Jon F. Merz
A small Nepali guy melts into shadows. A cutthroat crime lord is seeking a fantastic healing. And a map to an very unlikely dream and a mythic paradise is pointing the way.
Archaeologist Annja Creed is in Katmandu, awash in its scents, sounds and liveliness. yet this can be no sightseeing journey. An previous buddy is in ownership of a map that ends up in a spot that lies outdoors our global. however the map is understood to 1 other¿a vicious guy who has Annja and her partners correct the place he desires them. Her hand pressured, Annja units out looking for the fabled Shangri-La¿an day trip of risk and subversion.
And her trip will finish simply with triumph...or tragedy.
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In line with the map, the genuine position lies smack-dab in the course of the rustic, towards the Tibetan border. ” “You’re definite approximately this, huh? ” “As a lot as i will be. ” Mike spread out the throttle a few and the airplane started to flow. “Now I’d greater ascertain we have now clearance to take off otherwise we’ll by no means make it out of right here. ” Annja pulled her headset on and listened as he keyed his microphone and spoke to the air site visitors keep an eye on tower. very quickly, that they had clearance and Mike suggested the airplane down the runway after which into the skies over Katmandu. Annja seemed out of her window as Mike took the aircraft right into a steep climb to realize altitude after which settled on a direction heading northwest. “We’ll vector round after which head for Jomsom. That’s the nearest airfield within the a part of the rustic we’re trying to find. ” “And from there? It feels like we’re going to Mustang,” Annja acknowledged, the map. Mike nodded. “The map says that Shangri-La lies someplace in that zone. It’s most likely nestled in among the various mountains up there. as soon as we’re past Pokhara, we’ll be flying into the canyon of the Kali Gandaki River. It’s an awesome sight. The Annapurna variety flanks us on one part and Dhaulagiri sits at the different. The mountains successfully sandwich the realm, making it tricky to achieve front to many of the top reaches of that a part of Nepal. ” “Are you yes humming that sector with this aircraft is one of these stable notion? ” Annja requested. Mike glanced at her. “What do you suggest? ” “It’s Mustang. I don’t imagine i must provide you with a refresher direction in historical past, do I? The CIA used to exploit the area as a staging flooring for Tibetan Khampa guerrillas who used to go over the border and harass the chinese language infantrymen stationed in Tibet. ” “Yeah, yet that was once again within the sixties and seventies. That’s all long ago. ” “We additionally occur to be flying the type of aircraft that's used for parachute infiltration of special-operations troops. The chinese language may well get a bit frightened approximately us humming the joint. ” Mike sighed. “We’re kind of restricted by way of our innovations right here, Annja. From Jomsom, most folks proceed both walking or horseback to arrive the realm we wish to fly to. yet for us, that may take too lengthy. and we'd have the point of view we'd like from the air to work out down and into the mountain valleys. we need to be airborne otherwise we may possibly to boot be looking for the proverbial needle within the haystack. ” Annja frowned. whatever didn’t consider correct approximately utilizing the airplane to look, yet Mike used to be right. with no their eyes within the sky, they’d don't have any probability of recognizing something. “I keep in mind that you’re serious about our security. i'm, too. And we’ve additionally obtained the elements to cope with up right here. Annapurna throws up a few ferocious winds and Dhaulagiri isn't any slouch, both. We take an updraft or wind shear the other way and we’re toast. ” Annja checked out him. “You’re now not doing a lot to instill me with self belief on your flying skills, buddy. ” Mike grinned. “Just being sincere with you. determine I owe you not less than that a lot for placing up with me no longer telling you approximately Tsing previous.