Ancient Rising - Rise of the Ancients Book 1
Summary: A widower is set off on an amazing adventure by a man claiming to be a God. Like Indiana Jones meets Clash of the Titans, follow Dan Ryan through Egypt, Greece, and the Mexican jungle as he unlocks the keys to finding the lost continent of Atlantis and the Gods that are imprisoned there.
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Dan Ryan finds himself in the middle of tempest and recalls the tragic events that put him on the path to the most amazing adventure of his life.
Grief-stricken, Dan Ryan challenges his faith and beliefs. While confronting God, Ryan finds another being to speak to his anguished cries for answers.
Following the instructions of Hermes, Dan Ryan embarks on a trip to the Greek Isles of Santorini where an archaeological dig, Akrotiri, is home to Doctor Theoden Constantopolus and his strange crew of dedicated seekers of Atlantis.
Dan meets the rest of Theoden Constantopolus' staff, while Hermes reveals the location of the first clue in finding the lost continent of Atlantis
Dan Ryan finds himself in a compromising situation in the shower with Mina Constantopolous. Meanwhile, The team locates an artifact that can lead to finding the lost continent of Atlantis.
Hermes debates with Dan on whether he is a God while relaying the urgency of the need to reach Atlantis quickly, revealing there may be competition for Doc's team. Dan discovers that there may be some treachery afoot among some members of Doc's staff
As the team steams toward finding the lost library of Alexandria, Doc relays the history of his search for Atlantis and the frustrating disappointments that came with it.
The team descends down into the sea to find the lost Library of Alexandria, but find themselves in a struggle for survival. Meanwhile, on topside Doc and the rest of the researchers find themselves in their own struggle that may cost some their lives
*Parental Guidance is strongly suggested for this episode* Dan fails in his attempt to save Mina and the two are subjected to the torture of a madman.
Dan and Mina recover from the injuries. Hermes pays a visit as Dan discovers he is being sought in connection to Solitaire's disappearance. As they find sanctuary, Dan and Stanfield are perplexed by Solitaire's mysterious briefcase.
This episode contains strong sexual content. Parental Discretion is strongly advised. Dan and Stansfield discover a device inside Solitaire's mysterious case that may have brought about the destruction of Atlantis. Mina arrives on the scene and takes
This marks the beginning of synthesized voices for narration. As mentioned in the description of the book, this is an unique occurrence for our site and is hopefully only temporary. Dan has returned to his hotel room only to find a sinister enemy wai
The team is back in the water and making major discoveries but the discovery may be in jeopardy from their very presence.