Treasure HuntersGraphic Novel - 2008
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Bone VOL.8 is about the gang(The Bone cousins, Gran'ma Ben, and Thorn ) reaching the legendary city known as atheia. They regroup there to create a plan to stop the lord of the locust. the pawan army, a fugitive army, has joined forces with Briar and the rat creatures. and thorns visions start to become stronger. meanwhile, the rich and greedy phoney bone is perceiving the city as a gold filled city. and he is determined to find it
Lucius and Gran'ma are lucky to have Ted the bug, who can act both as liaison, carrying messages between two, and as spy, keeping an eye on the enemy. To lead the valley people safely to the Atheia, Lucius must find a path through the ghost circles; unfortunately, the citizens of Barrelhaven no longer fully trust him. Briar, who is regaining her strength, musters the rat creature army and hopes to attack the city.
The Bones, Thorn, and Gran'ma learn that Atheia is being governed by corrupt Veni Yan. The only hope our heroes have of protecting the valley and its inhabitants is to stay hidden while finding allies. Meanwhile, Phoney is convinced that there is golden treasure to be found, and he risks everything in an attempt to uncover it.
The guards have been warned of the possibility of Thorn's arrival. The warlord of the city wants the girl captured and then burned at the stake, thereby gaining unopposed power over the valley. Thorn, however, is impulsive and headstrong and may not be as careful as she should be. As the various factions prepare for the final confrontation, even Gran'ma Ben begins to lose hope.