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Judith falls in love with Tybalt early on in her life. He's a young archaeologist with the dream of taking up the work of his father. Tybalt's father dies mysteriously when searching for an ancient Egyptian tomb believed to be untouched since the burial of the king laid to rest there. Judith is sure Tybalt's father died because of the well known Curse of the Kings. She becomes extremely apprehensive when Tybalt asks her to marry him. On their honeymoon, he wants to search for the pyramid that his father died looking for. Just as she starts to believe everything will be all right, the curse comes to haunt her and her loved ones.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1600 to 1899 Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   rescue kidnapped secondary character    -   searching for a treasure    -   going on a great trip Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   explorer Age/status:    -   20's-30's Sex makes him    -   blissful

Main Female Character

Age/status:    -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   servant Effect of sexing    -   blissful


Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   Snakes    -   Alligators/Crocs Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   50% Focus of story    -   Her How much dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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