The sands could not contain it. It took an archaeologist to free it. This archaeological adventure story is about Professor Erik Reissen, Egyptologist, who excavated the tomb of a magician named Djedi. An evil adept wants to possess the tomb’s contents, who is opposed by his Caireen enclave and a shadowy Vatican organization. Reissen is dragged into this confrontation that changes his life.
In antiquity, a near-Earth asteroid’s flyby rippled our planet’s landscape. A portent foretold this event, which would rend the Earth and release the dark denizens of the Netherworld. So the ancients built in the Egyptian Western Desert a gate to seal off their escape. The demon master of the Netherworld, the Devourer of Souls, beguiles three witches into destroying the Netherworld’s Gate.