The first in a series of family adventures packed with thrills, science and fantasy.
Serpentauria—Latin origin (serpens, serpe•ns); something that is magic, the bearer of potent mythical powers.
“A medallion holds the power to become an Animal Guardian | A Defender of Earth’s Living Treasures.”
Many of the world’s spiritual leaders, as well as indigenous teachers and professionals, acknowledge the energy center of our planet shifted in 1987 from the Masculine energies of Tibet to the Feminine energies of Peru, and more particular, Lake Titicaca, Machu Picchu, and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. There is also a prophecy all the Americas, north and south, were once bonded by a spiritual tradition and leader—and that one day they will be again. In eons past, they were united and known as Amaru-ca, ‘The Land of the Serpent’ and the symbol of the serpent was universally accepted as one of spiritual strength and wisdom.
“According to legend there is a special place, guarded against all evil by the ‘winged serpent.’ A place that serves humans and animals alike to create and maintain balance and harmony between, humans, nature and our world’s ecosystem.”
As you’ll find out, it is not just a legend…
The story revolves around Sara, her mother Marina and father Mikhail, a geneticist. Sara Tsvetkov is not a typical 11 year old girl and her mom and dad are not the typical run-of-the-mill parents in modern suburbia. They lead a team dedicated to saving and protecting animals, and discovering how to use nature to find cures for many deadly diseases that ravage mankind. Added in is the Tsvetkov’s quest to save the world’s endangered animals and bring back once-extinct species to life using recovered DNA and cutting-edge cloning techniques.
The Tsvetkov’s journey starts with an event centuries ago that establishes Marina’s family as a line of stewards that serve as a host for an ancient animal guardian spirit worshipped by the Inca. A diary and medallion given to Marina by her grandmother compel Marina to make a startling discovery in Peru. It solidifies belief in the power of her legacy and the importance of working with nature to solve many of the problems faced by mankind. This discovery and Marina’s work with and love of snakes lead Mikhail to exploring the use of natural venoms in the development of cancer-fighting medicines. That secret research into a cancer cure draws the unwanted interest of others, including people in the US government, organized crime in Russia and South America. All want to steal the research and its byproduct, a fast-acting super-toxin with no antidote that makes its victims appear to have died by snakebite. Entangled by those bad elements, inserting themselves into their efforts, Marina and Mikhail turn to some of their own contacts within a federal agency to save their research… and their lives. The truth about Marina’s family and Mikhail’s work is revealed as we find that their secret facility concealed in the depths of a South American mountain hides far more than anyone can imagine.