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By Rick Riordan

He's b-a-a-ack! regardless of their most sensible efforts, Carter and Sadie Kane can not seem to preserve Apophis, the chaos snake, down. Now Apophis is threatening to plunge the area into everlasting darkness, and the Kanes are confronted with the very unlikely activity of getting to spoil him as soon as and for all. regrettably, the magicians of the home of existence are near to civil battle, the gods are divided, and the younger initiates of Brooklyn apartment stand virtually by myself opposed to the forces of chaos. The Kanes' in basic terms desire is an historic spell that would flip the serpent's personal shadow right into a weapon, however the magic has been misplaced for a millennia. to discover the reply they want, the Kanes needs to depend on the murderous ghost of a robust magician who may be able to cause them to the serpent's shadow . . . or could cause them to their deaths within the depths of the underworld.

Nothing under the mortal global is at stake while the Kane kinfolk fulfills its future during this exciting end to the Kane Chronicles.

Exclusive to the paperback version: "The Son of Sobek", a thrilling new brief tale from Rick Riordan the place Carter Kane meets Percy Jackson!

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Seize carry! ” I held out the pharaoh’s criminal. “We need to remain jointly! ” She took the opposite finish of the criminal, and we cast forward. The nearer we bought to the serpent’s head, the more durable it used to be to maneuver. I felt like we have been operating via layers of transparent syrup, each one thicker and extra resistant than the final. I appeared round us and discovered so much of our allies had fallen away. a few I couldn’t even see a result of Chaos distortion. sooner than us, a vivid mild shimmered as though via fifty ft of water. “We need to get to Ra,” I acknowledged. “Concentrate on him! ” What i used to be particularly considering: i need to keep Zia. yet i used to be lovely definite Sadie knew that with out my spelling it out. i may listen Zia’s voice, summoning waves of fireplace opposed to her enemy. She couldn’t be a lot farther—maybe twenty toes in mortal distance? in the course of the Duat it may were 1000 miles. “Almost there! ” I stated. You’re too overdue, young children, the voice of Apophis hummed in my ears. Ra might be my breakfast this present day. A snake coil as titanic as a subway motor vehicle slammed into the sand at our toes, nearly crushing us. The scales rippled with Chaos strength, making me are looking to double over with nausea. with no Horus defensive me, I’m lovely certain i'd were vaporized simply status so with regards to it. I swung my flail. 3 strains of fireside reduce in the course of the snake’s conceal, blasting it to shreds of purple and grey fog. “Okay? ” I requested Sadie. She seemed light, yet nodded. We trudged on. the various strongest gods nonetheless fought round us. Babi the baboon was once using one model of the serpent’s head, pounding his colossal fists among Apophis’s eyes, however the serpent appeared simply mildly frustrated. The hunter goddess Neith concealed in the back of a pile of stone blocks, sniping at one other snakehead along with her arrows. She used to be lovely effortless to identify as a result of palm fronds in her hair, and she or he saved yelling anything a few Jelly child conspiracy. Farther on, one other serpent’s mouth sank its fangs into Nekhbet the vulture goddess, who shrieked in ache and exploded right into a pile of black feathers. “We’re operating out of gods! ” Sadie cried. ultimately we reached the center of the Chaos typhoon. partitions of crimson and grey smoke swirled round us, however the roar died within the middle as though we’d stepped into the attention of a typhoon. Above us rose the real head of the serpent—or at the least the manifestation that held so much of his energy. How did i do know this? His pores and skin regarded extra strong, glistening with golden pink scales. His mouth was once a crimson cavern with fangs. His eyes glowed, and his cobra’s hood unfold so large, it blocked 1 / 4 of the sky. earlier than him stood Ra, a shining apparition too shiny to examine at once. If i peeked from the nook of my eye, notwithstanding, i'll see Zia on the heart of the sunshine. She now wore the garments of an Egyptian princess—a silky gown of white and gold, a golden necklace and armbands. Even her employees and wand have been gilded. Her snapshot danced within the scorching vapor, inflicting the serpent to misjudge her position at any time when he struck. Zia shot tracers of crimson flame towards Apophis—blinding his eyes and burning away patches of his skin—but the wear and tear looked as if it would heal virtually immediately.

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