The first in a four part series that challenges a team of archeaologists and scientists to decipher an ancient mystery that could end the world, dun dun DUUUNNN.
John Dawson is an archeologist and explorer, Michael O'Neill is his assistant. Together they are brought to London for a meeting with a man called Theodore Rhoades. There they meet fellow team members Claudia Rivers, Russle Ocean and Daniel Taylor.
Theodore tasks them with studying an ancient artefact, with the promise of a large cash sum for their efforts. Soon, the relic begins to bewilder the team and are send around the world to find its origins, beging chases by a masked woman who wants the relic for herself.
Ending up in the passageways of an ancient Maya temple, the team learn that the mysteries fall futher than they first thought.