Hewn into the towering cliffs of central Greece, the Metéora
monasteries are all but inacessible. The Holy Trinity is the most
isolated, its sacred brotherhood the guardians of a long-forgotten
secret. In the dead of night, the sanctity of the holy retreat is
shattered by an elite group of warriors, carrying ancient weapons.
One by one, they hurl the silent monks from the cliff-top - the
holy men taking their secret to their rocky graves. Halfway across
Europe, a terrified academic fears for his life. Richard Byrd has
nearly uncovered the location of one of the Seven Ancient Wonders -
the statue of Zeus and his mighty throne. But Byrd's search has
also uncovered a forbidden conspiracy, and there are those who
would do anything to conceal its dark agenda...