By Gary Russell
"I'm an archaeologist, yet not likely the only you have been expecting." Christmas 2015, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. think everyone's shock while a time portal opens up in Sydney Cove. think their surprise as an incredible pyramid now sits beside the Harbour Bridge, inconveniently blockading Port Jackson and gleaming with strength. think their worry as Cyrrus "the mobster" Globb, Professor Horace Jaanson and an alien murderer known as Kik arrive to say the gleaming pyramid. eventually think everyone's dismay once they are by means of a number of con artists out to spring their maximum grift but. This gang contains Legs (the attractive comedian), puppy Boy (providing safety and firepower), Shortie (handling logistics), Da Trowel (in cost of excavation and background) and their chief, document (busy ensuring the universe isn't destroyed in an explosion that makes the massive Bang seem like a humid squib). And while somebody unintentionally reawakens The Ancients of the Universe - which, document reckons, wasn't the wisest or best-judged of activities - issues get lots extra complicated...
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