The novel takes place during the French Campaign in Egypt (1798- 1801) and the present time. It revolves around one of the young soldiers in Napoleon Bonaparte’s army known by Simon Rinar who lived in a small village in Egypt for more than ten years. Then, he escapes leaving behind a machine that no one knows anything about it. The poor villagers with their simple dreams believe that this machine could perform a miracle, if someone was able to make it work. Their dream become more intensified when the grandson of El Khwajah Rinar, Mansour, comes after many years to visit the village. Mansour comes searching for the inheritance and wanting to know the mysterious past of his grandpa, Simon Rinar, whom nothing was known about him except his extraordinary passion for magic. Mansour, who is a scientist, finds himself lost between his grandpa’s unknown past and the village’s mysterious and bloody struggles.