“Really? That surprises me Hagen. I thought there was nothing about the dark arts that you hadn’t already learned.” The sarcasm clung to the words thickly. “I found the rites hidden within a translation of some lead bound copper plates found in a cave outside of Damascus. Their discovery hasn’t been announced yet and it never will be. They are really quite fascinating, would set the whole world on its head if they were taken seriously.”
“Why wouldn’t they be taken seriously?” Hagen’s desire to see the plates was overwhelming, but it was not something he would let Albert know.