Latest Issue

Colorado Smith and the temple of gloom

Colorado Smith pointed with his whip at a partially uncovered tiled floor. “Just as I thought: the remains of an Inctec temple. Here is the final clue I need to locate the Golden Orchard of the Hesperides.”

“We don’t have much time,” his sidekick Brunnhilde said. “I can hear the howls of the war-party coming through the jungle.”

Smith hacked at a growth of vines with his machete, uncovering a stone stela with ancient inscriptions. He translated as he read. “Enter not the temple of Glu’m the god of gloom… then a…

Register today to continue reading

You’ve hit your limit of three articles in the last 30 days. To get seven more, simply enter your email address below.

You’ll also receive our free e-book Prospect’s Top Thinkers 2020 and our newsletter with the best new writing on politics, economics, literature and the arts.

Prospect may process your personal information for our legitimate business purposes, to provide you with newsletters, subscription offers and other relevant information.

Click here to learn more about these purposes and how we use your data. You will be able to opt-out of further contact on the next page and in all our communications.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to

More From Prospect