Emeriti Exile: 338-348 CE

Emeriti Exile: 338-348 CE
Exile: 338-348 CE, Thassos, Greece

Saturday, February 23, 2013

13: The Zürich Files

The Missing Emeriti Papers

Emeriti International Headquarters, posing as the
Swiss National Museum in Zürich for security purposes

"As the airplane found its cruising speed high over the Alps shortly after departing Marco Polo Airport in Venice, Sara looked down at the snow covered rocky peaks with added interest after spending hours at the Archivo di Stato two days ago reading accounts of the lucrative trade routes between Venice and Constantinople in the early 14th Century.  The trade activity must have provided substantial funds for the Emeriti Brotherhood, who always appeared to work through third parties to protect their anonymity.  It occurred to her that the rugged landscape below might be the same place that harbored the small group of Emeriti, who escaped Venice just two weeks prior to the outbreak of the Black Death in 1347. 

She was now on her way to meet again with Aaron Rockchild at the Emeriti International Headquarters.  The map indicated that it was conveniently located across the street from the Zürich Hauptbahnhof, where she would arrive by train after deplaning at the Zürich Airport.  Her earlier skepticism about the Emeriti Brotherhood was gradually eroding after encountering a trail of circumstantial evidence connecting events that appeared to be more than just historical coincidences.  In addition to the new evidence, she noted frequent references to the Greek letter, “φ.”  ……………….."

[Excerpt from the “Emeriti Brotherhood and the Fifth Element,” Chapter 3] ©2013