By Brad Meltzer
"Six mins from now, one among us will be lifeless. None people knew it was once coming."
So says Wes Holloway, a tender presidential aide, in regards to the day he placed Ron Boyle, the manager executive's oldest buddy, into the president's limousine. by way of the trip's finish, a crazed murderer may completely disfigure Wes and kill Boyle. Now, 8 years later, Boyle has been noticed alive. attempting to determine what rather occurred takes Wes again into traumatic secrets and techniques buried in Freemason historical past, a decade-old presidential crossword puzzle, and a two-hundred-year-old code invented by way of Thomas Jefferson that conceals secrets and techniques worthy demise for.
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D e ad l y E r r o r s | 25 “Here,” he said, handing it to his partner. At 57 Bill still looked like a Marine drill sergeant. Lanky, not an ounce of extra fat. From running every day, Tyler thought. Compulsive about it. Also clad in green scrubs, Bill held up a rectangular oak box the size of a small jewelry case. Loupes. Magnifying eyeglasses worn by most neurosurgeons. ” His partner spun the combination lock to his locker. A triangle of sweat darkened the midline of Bill’s scrub shirt by at least two shades.
Aggravate the vocal cords into spasm and the resulting lack of oxygen will cause Larry’s brain to crush the brain stem. He lifted Larry’s chin, tilting the entire head back toward him and opened the mouth. Laryngoscope in left hand, he slipped the silver blade into the mouth and over the tongue, inserting almost all the curved part before pulling straight up. The pale pink larynx popped into view, both vocal cords glistening in the light. Holding the scope steady, never losing sight of the cords, he held out his right hand.
Well then—” “I’ll do it,” Tyler interrupted. ” Soon as the words flew from his mouth a feeling of panic shouldered aside his confident reply. Unlike the well-lit operating room where a few anesthesiologists allowed him to practice this skill, this area had poor lighting and he was wedged awkwardly between the scanner and the wall. ” The CT tech pulled the white sheet over Larry’s exposed genitals. Pale yellow urine flowed down the plastic tube toward the collection bag. The nurse gently pushed Tyler aside as she wheeled a stretcher next to the scanner.
The Book of Fate by Brad Meltzer