THE SECOND VERTEX
BENEATH THE CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
DECEMBER 17, 2007, 0325 HOURS
JACK WEST fell.
Down into the black abyss beneath the inverted pyramid that was the Second Vertex.
As he plummeted into the darkness, Jack looked up to see the gigantic pyramid receding into the distance, getting smaller and smaller, the jagged walls of the abyss crowding in around it.
Falling through the air beside him was Switchblade, the Japanese-American US Marine who moments earlier had betrayed Wolf and almost derailed his plan to insert the Second Pillar in its rightful place at the peak...