Shem's treasure hunt meets a jarring interruption as an underground vault opens a portal to one of the Bavel Empire’s fabled gates. A surprise guest lurks in the distance — could it truly be a vase with a face?
Not far from now, humanity said all that there was to say. Out of boredom or dread, people cast aside religions to worship the dictionary. But factions argued over definitions and made war.
The dystopian Bavel Empire and its dictator, Beli Ya’al, promised peace under the motto of “one language, few words.” But Bavel brainwashed the masses into an army that dissolved all other governments on earth.
Only the Holy Tongue Society, besieged under the former Shrine of the Book, dissents…