Joseph Corso, the worldas greatest mountain climber and CEO of Xtreme Adventures, had called it a season on Mount Everest. He wasnat expecting to lead any more expeditions on the mountain because the hurricane-like monsoon season had started. Corso, back in Seattle and far away from the likes of the Himalayas, is contacted unexpectedly by Jonathan Drake. Drake, a celebrity-style billionaire, wants Joseph to lead an expedition on the greatest mountain, during the most dangerous season of the year, with almost no details about why the expedition is taking place. Drake reveals little other than a discovery has been made, a discovery of epic proportions! Joseph soon finds himself flanked by a world-class paleoanthropologist, a tough-as-nails game warden from Mozambique, and a team of expedition members, which Jonathan Drake has taken a aspare at no expensea approach to their gear. Sherpas? Check. Security Team? Check. World-class scientists, trackers, and most importantly a guide? Check. A billionaire who can afford the best? Check. An insurmountable mountain that can kill you just by its sheer height? Check. Expedition Everest embarks on the greatest journey, the greatest adventure, with possibly the greatest treasure at stake in mankindas history.