In 2003 Dan Browns Thriller “The Da Vinci Code” was published. The novel aroused attention because of its conspiracy theories revolving around the Catholic Church. Three years later, in 2006, the movie was running at cinemas.
Jaques Saunière the manager of the Louvre was murdered. The American University professor Robert Langdon who is in town for a presentation is consulted by the police because Saunière left a few strange symbols right before his death. Soon afterwards Sophie Neveu from the decryption department arrives at the crime scene. She helps Langdon to escape as according to Captain Bezu Fache he was the murderer.
It turns out that Jaques Saunière was Sophie’s Grandfather and she thinks that the symbols he left are a message for her. After decrypting the symbols they really find a golden key bearing the initials “P. S.” This stands for “Prieuerè de Sion” an old secret society that is to protect the Holy Grail.
In a bank Sophie and Robert come across the use for the key. It opens a lockbox in which they find a small wooden box. Read the rest of this entry »