Carter pressed the amulet, and the artifact came to life.
The bronze scarab scuttled through the tomb, a whisper of gears as he followed it to the hidden sarcophagus.
He failed to see it scurry into the guarding statue. Its clockwork heart restored, the iron pharaoh opened vengeful, obsidian eyes.
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