By Robert Kroese
The main extraordinary brief tale prelude to Mercury Rises you will ever read!
In Mercury Falls, Jaded faith reporter Christine Temetri and Mercury, a renegade angel, thwarted diabolical plots to break the realm. In Mercury Rises, they crew up once more to conflict Horace Finch, a crazed billionaire who plans to discover the inner most secrets and techniques of the Universe -- and sure annihilate it within the process.
But how did Mercury get combined up with all these things within the first place?
Travel again in time to historic Mesopotamia, the place Mercury is on one among his first actual assignments for the Apocalypse Bureau. His venture: to avoid the the jazz age from arriving 3800 years too early. Aided or impeded by way of such colourful characters as a funk weed-smoking bouncer; Enoch, the precocious sax participant; and a goat named Taco; Mercury needs to make it out of an anachronistic watering gap unscathed. Will Mercury have the capacity to extract Enoch through an interplanar portal and beat it again to Babylon sooner than humankind evolves Bronze Age flappers? and should he ever get the dangle of transmogrification? discover in Mercury Swings!
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The main notable brief tale prelude to Mercury Rises you are going to ever learn! In Mercury Falls, Jaded faith reporter Christine Temetri and Mercury, a renegade angel, thwarted diabolical plots to break the realm. In Mercury Rises, they staff up once more to conflict Horace Finch, a crazed billionaire who plans to discover the private secrets and techniques of the Universe -- and sure annihilate it within the approach.
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He took a long drag from the smoldering weed, filling his lungs with the putrid smoke. "I'm gonna take a wild stab and say it's 'Taco,'" Mercury announced. The Amelekite's face went suddenly green again. He fell to his knees and began to wreak more evil on the bush, conscientiously waving Mercury into the club as he did so. ***** Mercury stepped inside the cave, taking a moment to allow his eyes to adjust to the dark, hazy interior. There was no mistaking it -- primitive locale notwithstanding, the languid atmosphere of stale smoke, staccato rhythms and raw sexual energy gave this dank cave the distinction of being the world's first jazz club -- 3800 years early, not to mention six thousand miles too far east.
He immediately vanished, and a split second later the portal disappeared as well. In unison, the men surrounding Mercury hurled their spears at him. Mercury stood unflinching in the midst of the assault as he was mercilessly pelted with what turned out to be half a dozen very confused iguanas. The G-men, frightened and now unarmed, ran away screaming. Mercury chuckled and picked up an iguana that was trying to hide behind a rock near his foot. "Another job well done, Spearie," he said, stroking the iguana's head.
Okay, but where did they get the password? " "Huh," said the Amelekite, eyeing his cigarette suspiciously, as if it were a snake that might bite him at any moment. "Never thought of that. I guess the guy who came up with the password was Boraxis, the bartender. " "Well, of course," said the Akkadian. "Where do you think he got the idea for the password? " Mercury studied the Amelekite. "I think I just remembered the password," he said. "Sure you did," said the Amelekite, bringing the cigarette to his lips once more.
Mercury Swings by Robert Kroese