Blasphemy (Wyman Ford, Book 2) by Douglas Preston

By Douglas Preston

The world's largest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, used to be equipped to bare the secrets and techniques of the very second of construction: the massive Bang itself.

The Torus is the most costly computing device ever created through humankind, run via the world's strongest supercomputer. it's the brainchild of Nobel Laureate William North Hazelius. Will the Torus disclose the mysteries of the construction of the universe? Or will it, as a few expect, suck the earth right into a mini black gap? Or is the Torus a Satanic test, as a robust televangelist decries, to problem God Almighty at the very throne of Heaven?

Twelve scientists less than the management of Hazelius are despatched to the distant mountain to show it on, and what they observe needs to be hidden from the area in any respect expenses. Wyman Ford, ex-monk and CIA operative, is tapped to wrest their mystery, a mystery that might both break the world...or store it.

The countdown begins...

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But when he got out, she wasn’t behind him anymore. And when he’d turned back… All he could see was smoke. A sob of anguish rose up in his chest. Tracey. In the distance he could see the lights flashing. They were coming. The cops were coming. They’ll take me away. Put me in a cage. No. Not again. I can’t do that again. He stumbled back a few more steps, then turned and started to run. m. Higher, Zell,” David Hunter said into his radio, his voice muffled by the mask covering his face. He turned his shoulder into the wind that blew the acrid smoke into the night sky.

Her engine team had been spraying the west side of the structure, next to the lake. “I was laying line and nearly tripped over the guard. ” Scotty stood up. ” Carrie shrugged. “Go ahead. But he’s definitely dead. ” “I believe you,” Scotty said. “But it’s regs. ” Together, Scotty and Carrie set off around the building with the first cop. The second cop straightened with a sigh. “I’ll get Homicide, the ME, and CSU out here. They’ll want to talk to all of you. ” Homicide. David’s throat closed as the word left the cop’s mouth and for a moment another thought scrambled to the top of his mind.

Thin, bare arms and a slim back. Long blond hair. Not the missing guard, a man in his fifties. “It’s a woman. Appears unconscious. ” “Hold your position,” Casey told him. “ Sheridan, cut the nozzle. ” David felt the pressure in the line lessen as firefighter Gabe Sheridan closed off the valve from the ground. He looked down to see Jeff steadily climbing the ladder. Hurry, he wanted to hiss, but knew Jeff was doing it right. Doing it safe. For a moment he considered taking his own ax to the window, but knew the power saw would do the job on the impact-resistant glass a lot faster than he could, so he conserved his energy.

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