“Another quest successfully completed!” smiled Lara Croft as she emerged into the sunlight outside the Tomb of Zambusi.
In her hand she held the magnificent jewel that had been the target of her latest adventure – the ‘Eye of Zambusi.’ As she turned it in her hand the suns’ rays glinted off it in sparkling blue.
‘I’m sure this in the British Museum will delight visitors from all over the globe!’
Movement off to her left caught her eye. She spun round, whipping out her pistol as she did. Something was close by. Watching her perhaps!
The bullet caused the whatever to back off but not to flee.
“Perhaps this quest isn’t finished after all…” wondered the Tomb Raider.
Lara popped the jewel into her back-pack and scanned the Congo jungle with her keen eyesight. There was definitely something moving out there and there was more than one, but was it men or animals?
Mountain gorillas lived in the area and as well as been a protected species they were revered by the locals.
‘I better be careful what I shoot,’ thought Lara.
As nothing was closing in on her Lara checked her compass and then moved off in the direction where she had left her transport.
As she jogged along Lara could sense and occasionally glimpse fast moving shapes moving with her, but not close enough to shoot at. Sometimes she would stop and brace herself to be assailed but always her trackers held back. It was unsettling and Lara’s nerves were becoming frayed Continue reading