I arrived at the campsite in Egypt.
I didn’t mind roughing it for a few days.
First order of business, find a book store.
I got directions to the main town and found my way to the bookstore.
I began looking at the books on the shelves.
“Can I help you?” said the store attendant.
I put the book back on the shelf.
“Yes, please.” I answered. “I need help….with a ghost problem.”
“Hmmm…” he walked over to the shelf and handed me a book. “Maybe this one will be what you need?”
I took the book and sat down looking through it quickly.
I knew it wasn’t what I was looking for.
I handed the book back to him.
“I’m not sure this book is old enough.” I said.
He scratched his head and looked worried.
“I know what book you are looking for.”
“It is deep within the Sphinx….”
Now I was getting somewhere.
“I can’t go with you but I have some information that might help.
He made a few notes on a piece of paper and gave it to me.
“Good Luck.” he said.
I thanked the man and gave him some Simoleans for his assistance.
I rented a bicycle from the square and headed to the Sphinx, grateful It was close by.
The Tomb was majestic.
I looked at the piece of paper and was glad the first bit of information was how to get in.
I cautiously made my way from ancient room to ancient room.
I made my way to a room with a table and chairs.
Chills ran through me when I realized they weren’t dusty.
According to the notes there was a hidden door in here…somewhere.
I began knocking on the walls.
I finally found the hidden panel.
The wall shifted aside and opened a room.
There was a large glowing statue inside.
I felt as though the statue was looking at me, like it was alive.
And there it was, The Book.
I feverishly began to look through the pages.
It was all so fascinating….and I couldn’t read a single word.
I took out my phone and started taking pictures of every page.
I could almost feel the statue looking at me disapprovingly.
The longer I looked at the symbols on the pages, the more I began to think it looked Greek.
I really missed Sophia.
But this was no time to let my heart slow me down.
I finished taking pictures of the pages and started to hightail it out of the tomb.
I was almost to the exit when my phone began to ring.
I looked at my phone.
Seriously, I have signal in here?
I answered the phone. “Hello…?”
“I heard you are in Egypt.”said a sweet voice.
It was Sophia.
“Are you psychic?” I laughed.
“Not that I know of” she chuckled. “You aren’t far from Greece…Why don’t you come see me before you go home.”
My thoughts went from the 300 pages of foreign symbols I had copied to my phone, to the smell of her hair and softness of her lips.
“I’ll catch the next flight outta here.” I said.