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The Queen of the Damned - Part 1, Chapter 1, The Legend of the Twins Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 1, The Legend of the Twins Summary

A very old man lies dying in Rio de Janeiro and begs his daughter to call a mysterious benefactress, who has funded his archeological explorations for the better part of his life. The daughter remembers how her father had taken her on trips to see ancient drawings of twin red-headed women depicted in cave drawings in both Palestine and Peru and dating back to 6000 BC. She thinks about how the academic community made her father a laughing stock but that this wealthy woman was willing to support his research and even his family for as long as he kept up the search for more evidence.

Now the man has been having dreams about the twins and says he understands the story and knows what happened to them. The daughter calls the benefactress, surprised that she...

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