Six romanticized semi-autobiographical stories about Gabon, Oman and Curacao. Every story contains something mysterious. The Eighth Grave tells of a former doctor who wandered back to Gabon after it became a deserted place due to a virulent virus. The Highest point describes a trip in Oman to the Jabal Shams. The Flight is a report about the events during the uprising of 1989 in Gabon. In Curacao, Titia discovered her mystical role in the Legend of the Child of Country House Ronde Klip. Ras Al Hadd is a story about a trip to the Turtle Beach in Oman. In the Twins of Helene, a newborn twin survives a complicated childbirth and the spell of Black Magic.