By Bruce Coville
An old betrayal echoes throughout time and space...
Boring—that's what Marilyn thinks her kinfolk is. thoroughly, horribly common. All apart from her great-aunt Zenobia, a scandalously self sufficient global traveller with the main intriguing tales. Marilyn continually seems ahead to her lively great-aunt's visits, yet this time, Zenobia turns out to have anything strange on her mind.
Marilyn can't refuse while the evidently anxious Zenobia asks her to carry directly to whatever for safekeeping—a appealing amulet present in the Egyptian barren region, with a middle stone so shiny and gleaming, it virtually turns out . . . alive. all at once Marilyn's goals flip darkish as she's tasked with a poor challenge: to maintain no matter what is contained in the amulet from gaining its freedom—and with it, revenge.
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Most of the bomb’s radiation fell into the base surge, contaminating the water. The huge wall of spray and debris rapidly billowed outward, drifting 7 miles (11 km) and rolling over all the target vessels. CONTAMINATED! As scientists had predicted, the radiation from Baker did not disperse into the atmosphere. Instead, massive amounts of radioactive material fell back into Bikini Lagoon and onto the target vessels anchored there. The amount of radiation on target ships immediately after the blast was twenty times greater than that of a fatal dose.