CHAPTER 9Scroll, Key, and Camera

Location: Southwest Guatemala

Weather Conditions: 94 degrees Fahrenheit, Humidity 46%, Rain 0%

Day 3: Tomb Reception Area, 6:08 PM

It had taken Max and Grace more than an hour to get the string properly looped over the reception area room's far peg. They had taped four fiberglass tent rods end to end, making one long rod that looked like an odd fishing pole. They were careful not to let the long pole dip too far down—it could accidentally tip over the jar and then the expedition would be in real trouble.

Before tying the other end of the string to the peg nearest the entry door, Evan had fed the string through the StringBot's string guides and under the rims and rubber wheel. When the string had finally been ...

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