Ruins - X-Files Author:Kevin J. Anderson A well-connected American archaeologist disappears while exploring the lost Mayan city of Xitaclan -- and FBI agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully are flown to the Yucat?n jungles to investigate. — Not an ordinary FBI team, Mulder and Scully are assigned to the X-Files, the strange and inexplicable cases the FBI wants to keep hidden from scrutiny...... more »the cases involving the paranormal, the supernatural -- and possibly, the extraterrestrial.
Based on a mysterious jade artifact and ominous local legends, Mulder decides there may be more to this case than simply a missing team of scientists-- namely ancient curses, blood sacrifices, and deadly reptilian monsters lost in the jungle since before history. Scully is more skeptical. Her priority is to keep an eye on her partner and try to provide logical explanations for Mulder's unorthodox speculations.
Unbeknownst to the two FBI agents, the lost city of Xitaclan is the scene of an impending three-way brush war between Central American drug lords, international smugglers who deal in looted Mayan artifacts, and a covert U.S. military commando team that has been sent to investigate, and destroy, a strange electronic signal received from beneath the ruins -- a signal aimed upwards, at the stars! Mulder and Scully must unravel the secret of Xitaclan and discover what has become of the lost archaeology team before these opposing forces converge on the forgotten ruins...and unleash a power that nothing on Earth can contain.« less