High Priestess
High Priestess

Sequence of author: The destroyer(№95)
Keywords: Chiun Destroyer Remo

High Priestess

Warren Murphy
Richard Sapir

Detective science fiction

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Destroyer 95: High Priestess By Warren Murphy and Richard Sapir PROLOGUE The Bunji Lama lay dying. It was the second month of the Tibetan Year of the Fire Dog. Within the stone walls of the meditation cell whose Tibetan name translated as "Prayerful Refuge from the Temptations of the Sensual World," Gedun Tsering, forty-sixth Bunji Lama and the third Living Buddha, lingered as his regents fretted and paced the lamasery corridors in their boots of chewed yak hide. On the lamasery roof, the howling winds spun the prayer wheels to no avail. The skies would not accept their whirling entreaties. Yak butter lamps guttered before the altar of Buddha Maitreya, and other lamps flickered in the cramped unglazed windows of the simple houses of the village. The Bunji Lama was destined to die on this day. All Tibet knew this. There was a single communications line that stretched out of the Himalayan village called Bunji-Kiang through the trackless snows and impassable...

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