The Secret: A Treasure Hunt

The Secret: A Treasure Hunt

Sean Kelly, Ted Mann


the story starts over three-hundred years in the past, whilst the reasonable People—the goblins, fairies, dragons, and different fabled and impressive creatures of a dozen lands—fled the outdated international for the hot, looking haven from the methods of guy. With them got here their useful jewels: diamonds, rubies, emeralds, pearls... yet then the reasonable humans vanished, taking with them their twelve incredible treasures. they usually remained hidden until eventually now...

Across North the United States, those twelve treasures, over ten-thousand funds in worthwhile jewels, are buried. the most important to discovering every one are available in the twelve complete colour work and verses of the key.

Yet the hot button is even more than that. in the end, you could research not just the whereabouts of the reasonable People's treasure, but in addition the trendy varieties and hiding areas in their descendants: the Toll Trolls, Maitre D'eamons, Elf Alphas, Tupperwerewolves, Freudian Sylphs, tradition Vultures, West Ghosts and different pleasant creatures on the planet round us. the bottom line is a box advisor to all of them.

Many "armchair treasure hunt" books were released through the years, such a lot particularly Masquerade (1979) by way of British artist package Williams. Masquerade promised a jewel-encrusted golden hare to the 1st individual to resolve the riddle that Williams cleverly concealed in his paintings. In 1982, whereas all people in Britain was once nonetheless madly digging up hedgerows and pastures looking for the golden hare, the key: A Treasure Hunt was once released in the USA. the former 12 months, writer and writer Byron Preiss had traveled to twelve destinations within the continental U.S. (and probably Canada) to secretly bury a dozen ceramic casques. every one casque contained a small key which may be redeemed for one in all 12 jewels Preiss saved in a secure deposit field in ny. the major to discovering the casques used to be to check considered one of 12 work to 1 of 12 poetic verses, clear up the ensuing riddle, and begin digging. due to the fact that 1982, simply of the 12 casques were recovered. the 1st was once positioned in provide Park, Chicago, in 1984 through a bunch of scholars. the second one used to be unearthed in 2004 in Cleveland by means of participants of the Quest4Treasure discussion board. Preiss used to be killed in an vehicle twist of fate in the summertime of 2005, however the hunt for his casques maintains.

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