The two cowled figures were barely discernible in the dark shadows of the mausoleum. They stood silently by the large sarcophagus that occupied the centre of this small section of the musty catacombs, which seemed to stretch in every direction under the abbey. This was the ancient necropolis; old even before the abbey had been built. Since the site was sanctified, after the coming of the New Faith, it was where generations of abbots had been laid to rest.
There was silence here apart from the distant dripping of water. The atmosphere was dank and almost suffocating. A faint
A Mystery of Ancient IrelandMysteries of Ancient Ireland featuring Sister Fidelma of Cashel