Under Wraps - Strange Matter, Vol 21 Author:Marty M. Engle Age-old terror comes to life. — From dust-choked throats and web-filled eyes to withered hands and leathered skulls, they mystify the curious and leering skeletal grins. Dark secrets of the ages perch on their papery lips, only a deathly whispers away -- for those brave enough to listen. — Mummies. — From the rusty, ... more »arid Peruvians clustered in crowed burial caves to the gold-encrusted monumental remains of Egyptian Pharaohs, their withered, hollow shells wait patiently for one thing. Discovery.
And for some unfortunate adventurers -- that discovery is met with swift, brutal vengeance.
Jonathan Drake likes Mummies. In fact, e and his friends Albert and Nate can hardly wait for the mobile mummy exhibit that is coming to thier school gymnasium. They know all about them from books and movies . . . or so they think. They are even shown an ancient reanimation scroll by the strange man who runs the exhibit.
When dimwitted bullies decide to force Albert to prove the scroll isn't a fraud, things really come alive.
And alive is what they hope to be after something evil decides to get them all wrapped up.