After his adventures in Ancient Egypt and with the Vikings, Victor tra vels in time again, this time to the land of the Mayans. Becoming the koknom ? the bodyguard of the young crown prince ? his mission will be to protect the future king Pakal until his coronation. And this is no easy task for someone surrounded by enemies as ferocious as the men o f Uneh Chan, the terrible
Coiled Snake. Joined by his new friends, Victor will confront new challenges and adventures like beating a jag uar and watching the dangerous entertainment of a civilisation with bl ood-curdling customs. However, this mission will have one last surpris e in store for him: the love of Ix Kay.