Professor Loft had been re-captured in Cairo by Colonel Wang and his tong supporters (see A New Day and A New Day Part 2). While his daughter Clara and her friends discussed their next move at Mick's Place, the professor had been taken under duress to the Oasis Al Masala by his captors to decipher the hieroglyphic inscription on a small obelisk.
The camp at Oasis Al Masala, early evening. Colonel Wang and his men have retired early for the night after a tiring day's travel, a guard has been placed on the tent containing Professor Loft.
---oXo---The Professor now freed returns to Cairo under the protection of the British authorities and is re-united with his daughter...
The nefarious activities of the Rule of Six organisation still continue... what are they going to do with the Pyramidion and how does it fit into their plans ?
While intelligence agencies try learn more about the plans of the Rule of Six, other involved parties carry on with their own investigations; these include :
- Clara Loft searching for answers to why her father was abducted with help from her friends and the Incorrigibles
- the adventurer journalist Kit Campion and his friends..
- Sir Ray Landsmith searching for the lair of Mu Fanchu