This time it is Egypt and a disembodied disciple of the Dark Master who is buried in the sand and get´s a new life. Dr. Thorka is back and so is Jennifer, Harmon´s niece, who gets ... yes, kidnapped again. This time, because she still is a virgin and Herak has need of a virgins blood. Well, seems even in 1974 there were good kids who really studied at college And poor Cam gets also caught again, this time he is roped to a cross.
In this novel the subplot of the hidden gold and the threatening return of the Old Ones - who persumbly sunk Atlantis and were chased away by Dracula - comes to the open. It gives the series a much needed boost, as far as the plot is concerned. For the formula actually wears a bit thin.