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By Peter Lerangis

Thirteen-year-old Jack McKinley and his associates have already defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, visited old Babylon, and outfoxed legions of undead all to get better 3 of the misplaced Loculi. but when they don’t unearth the final 4 Loculi quickly, the powers that made those victories attainable will crush the Select—and smash the world.

Not merely do Jack and his pals need to conflict those seven historical wonders, yet additionally they need to cope with the Massa, who've taken over the Karai Institute and confident Marco to change aspects. Outnumbered, underequipped, and starting to be weary, Jack, Cass, and Aly soldier directly to locate the long-lost Statue of Zeus.

But as time is operating out, our heroes needs to confront gods, relive previous battles, and face down their maximum enemy yet—their future. outdated enemies develop into new acquaintances and surprising victories flip to convinced defeats because the time nears for every little thing to alter. The stakes develop impossibly excessive during this most recent event from grasp storyteller Peter Lerangis.

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And it doesn’t just like the Massa? ” “Maybe in case you convey your smiling face out the window, it’ll comprehend associates are arriving,” I acknowledged. Aly gripped my hand tightly. My belly was once fluttering. I must have hated the belief of returning to this sweltering, half-destroyed domestic of lethal creatures and terrible thoughts. yet i used to be extra excited than scared. “Can I confess whatever to you? ” I acknowledged. “I hate this position yet i believe a bit . . . excited. Like, satisfied to be again. inform me I’m now not loopy. ” “You’re now not crazy,” she responded. “I suppose it, too. ” I braced myself, anticipating her to speak about seeing Marco back. yet she quick additional, “We also have a likelihood to stay now. ” “True,” I stated. “You be aware of what else? ” Aly further. “I experience Torquin is at our backs, cheering us on. ” We checked out Cass, who hadn’t stated a be aware the full flight. He used to be staring out the window as though monitoring the flight of a ghost. Aly leaned ahead and positioned a gradual hand on his shoulder. “Still wondering the massive man, huh? ” Cass shifted clear of her and exhaled with out answering. honestly, I wasn’t wondering our plan, or approximately Torquin. As Aly settled again, I acknowledged, “I’m worried approximately seeing my mother back, Aly. I don’t know the way to suppose approximately her. ” “She slipped you that shard, Jack,” Aly stated. “She has to be on our part. ” I shook my head. “It doesn’t upload up. I suggest, no touch for seven years? after which, increase, she exhibits up at Massa headquarters in Egypt—and she’s like one of many heads of the total association? ” “Jack, she used to be the person who made it attainable so that you can get away that headquarters—with the Loculi! ” Aly acknowledged. “And glance the place we're now,” I stated. “Aly, what if she’s fooling us—making us imagine she’s a undercover agent? this can all be a trick to get us over to the darkish aspect. ” I took a deep breath and watched because the clouds started to transparent and the airplane to regular. “I don’t belief my very own mother. yet i actually, really need to determine her back. ” The island grew to become a kidney-shaped eco-friendly dot in the middle of a brilliant turquoise sea. such a lot of it was once carpeted with a jungle of dense eco-friendly, damaged purely by means of the cast black height of Mount Onyx. vivid yellow seashores ringed the northern coast. quickly i'll make out the orderly geometry of the Karai Institute campus—red-brick constructions surrounding a quadrangle crisscrossed with brick paths. From a distance it seemed as if the Massa assault had by no means occurred—the infantrymen searching us down, the fires and the bombings, the chases during the bushes. yet as we flew toward the campus I observed uncut grass and weed-choked paths, blackened sections of structures that have been bombed or torched. humans in ragged white uniforms have been dragging apparatus into the structures, guarded by way of others in black matches with rifles strapped around the backs. “Those has to be KI prisoners,” Cass muttered. I seemed over towards the jungle. With Torquin’s aid, a band of Karai had escaped there with our good friend mess around. yet my eyes fastened on 3 plumes of black smoke deep within the jungle. “I wish the rebels aren’t in that . . . ” I stated. “Or Marco .

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