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...His life was dedicated to the strange creed
of helping other people out of their jams, and calls for his aid came from
all over the world.
From an island of the Caribbean the next appeal would come, although
Doc had no way of knowing that now. And with this summons, even preceding
it, stalked mystery, stark and frightful, and a group of men who were fighting
to secure such a treasure as had never yet come into the hands of mankind.
An amazing thing, out of the pages of history, was that treasure. Beside
it, all the wealth of the world became small, trivial. It was a thing which
men had hunted since time immemorial.
Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth! Thing of legend, historians had long
adjudged this fountain, concluding it was a figment of American Indian
imagination. But Doc Savage and his five aides were to learn differently,
and, in learning, encounter terror and peril and mystery such as they had
never before met.
The quest for Fear Cay was one hunt they were not soon to forget.
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