The Power of Symbols speech at the Symbology Symposium in Paris went amazingly well, despite a certain Boston magazine article’s embarrassing commentary being read aloud during Robert Langdon’s introduction. Everything went perfectly, from Robert’s subtle introduction of the amazing origin of symbols and their meanings, to their use today in subliminal advertising and corporate logos.
With the sound of thunderous applause echoing behind him, Robert was stunned to see two DCPJ officers looking for him backstage. “There has been an incident,” is what Robert thought the larger officer was attempting to say in English. This was followed by a much more clear and precise, “You will come with us?”