Knowledge is power and power can kill...He was the keeper - Arno Holmstrand is about to die, his life cut short by an organization intent on taking all of his secrets about the one thing he has spent a lifetime guarding: the wherabouts and vast knowledge of the Library of Alexandria. She will inherit his legacy - Emily Wess is about to have her life change beyond all recognition. One minute she is a professor of history, the next she is flying around the world deciphering clues left by her mentor Arno Holmstrand. Is she being tested? They will kill for control - They are the Council and crave power and position. Their courruption spreads from the highest points of government to the assassins they hire to commit their crimes. They will kill for the ancient knowledge contained in the Library. And Emily Wess has exactly what they want.