Tales from the Archives are short stories set in the world of the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences. They explore events mentioned in the novels, characters seen and unseen and may include novel teasers of things to come. “The Seven” finds Agent Brandon Hill searching South America for the seven vases that lead to the Lost City of El Dorado. It’s a cold trail, but the nights bring him the warmth of the comfort and stories of his preferred paramour at the local brothel. Until she turns up dead.
Pursuing her murderer leads Hill deep into the Amazon jungle on the trail of an organization that exists in the shadows with their own agenda that could mean the end of civilizaiton in South America. Locked in a game of cat and mouse, Hill races to find the seven vases before it is too late. But is the price too high?