I stared at the crinkled papyrus scroll almost disintegrating in my trembling hands. Glancing at my associate, Lord Carnavon, who was still gawping at our findings, I read the faint words yet again, trying to convince myself that this was real, this was actually happening. Yes, together we'd discovered an ancient Egyptian tomb after days of arduous searching. Yes, we'd found several priceless treasures buried with it. But I was convinced that this scroll was of much more importance. However, whilst reading and re-reading the message, I knew one thing for sure: I would take this secret to my grave.
by Kiera Fernandes (Runner-Up) (11)
Independent Entry, Birmingham
Competition - Ancient Adventures
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