“The book,” he lisped, pushing his glasses up the bridge of his nose, “is interesting.”
Sure he had the agents’ attention, he turned back to it. “Seventh century Bible. No controversial apocrypha. At first, I couldn’t figure out why they wanted it.
“Then I noticed about half of the parchment was cleaned and written over, hiding an older document from about fifty years earlier. Took me some time to identify it.
“It’s a Latin translation of Morris K. Jessup’s The Case for the UFO. The VARO edition. From 1955. Best part? This bit is about the Philadelphia Experiment!” he grinned. “Time travel.”
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