On a South American jungle expedition to a fabled lost city, the Quest party comes under attack from deadly traps and natives with blowguns. With their porters frightened off, Dr. Quest presses on, having come too far to turn back (not knowing that Montoya, their head guide, orchestrated these attacks). Once at the lost city, they find themselves watched and discover a naive man staked out for death. For the boys safety, Benton decides to leave at dawn, but before they do, Jonny stumbles upon a secret treasure chamber. Now it's clear they've been hounded by Montoya and Perkins, a pair of tomb raiders seeking ancient treasure. With the treasure found, the raiders no longer need to worry about just scaring the Quests away. With assistance from the native they rescued earlier, the Quests escape and paddle for their lives down a crocodile-infested subterranean river with the armed raiders close behind. Written by
Did You Know?
Early on, Montoya says "no sabe" to mean "I don't know". Sabe is the 3rd person (or formal second person) conjugation of saber. To say "I don't know," he should have said "no sé". See more
Dr. Benton C. Quest
Race, the stalactites. Maybe you could drop a few in on them.
Roger T. 'Race' Bannon
Good idea, Doctor. Here goes. Stalactite in the corner canue.