By Rick Riordan
Jason has a problem. He does not consider whatever sooner than waking up on a college bus conserving arms with a woman. it appears she's his female friend Piper, his ally is a child named Leo, and they are all scholars within the desert institution, a boarding university for "bad kids." What he did to finish up right here, Jason has no idea-except that every thing turns out very wrong.
Piper has a secret. Her father has been lacking for 3 days, and her brilliant nightmares exhibit that he is in poor threat. Now her boyfriend does not realize her, and whilst a freak hurricane and unusual creatures assault in the course of a faculty box journey, she, Jason, and Leo are whisked away to somewhere referred to as Camp Half-Blood. what's going?
Leo has a fashion with instruments. His new cabin at Camp Half-Blood is full of them. heavily, where beats barren region tuition arms down, with its guns education, monsters, and fine-looking women. what is troubling is the curse every person retains speaking approximately, and camper's long gone lacking. most unearthly of all, his bunkmates insist they're all-including Leo-related to a god.
Rick Riordan, the best-selling writer of the Percy Jackson sequence, pumps up the motion and suspense in The misplaced Hero, the 1st publication within the Heroes of Olympus sequence. enthusiasts of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests might be left breathless--and panting for e-book .
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What a few compromise? I’ll kill them first, and if it seems they have been pleasant, I’ll express regret. ” “No! ” Piper insisted. “Meh. ” trainer Hedge diminished his membership. Piper gave Lit a pleasant sorry-about-that smile. inspite of her hair tousled and donning two-day-old outfits, she appeared tremendous lovable, and Jason felt a bit jealous she used to be giving Lit that smile. Lit huffed and sheathed his sword. “You converse good, girl—fortunately on your buddies, or I would’ve run them via. ” “Appreciate it,” Leo acknowledged. “I test to not get run via sooner than lunchtime. ” The outdated guy within the bathrobe sighed, kicking the teapot that trainer Hedge had smashed. “Well, on the grounds that you’re the following. Please, take a seat. ” Lit frowned. “Your Majesty—” “No, no, it’s positive, Lit,” the previous guy stated. “New land, new customs. they could sit down in my presence. in any case, they’ve obvious me in my nightclothes. No feel gazing formalities. ” He did his top to grin, notwithstanding it seemed a bit pressured. “Welcome to my humble domestic. i'm King Midas. ” “Midas? Impossible,” stated trainer Hedge. “He died. ” They have been sitting at the sofas now, whereas the king reclined on his throne. difficult to do this in a bathrobe, and Jason stored being concerned the previous man may fail to remember and uncross his legs. confidently he was once donning golden boxers less than there. Lit stood at the back of the throne, either fingers on his sword, glancing at Piper and flexing his muscular hands simply to be stressful. Jason questioned if he appeared that ripped preserving a sword. unfortunately, he doubted it. Piper sat ahead. “What our satyr buddy potential, Your Majesty, is that you’re the second one mortal we’ve met who may still be—sorry—dead. King Midas lived millions of years in the past. ” “Interesting. ” The king gazed out the home windows on the fabulous blue skies and the wintry weather sun. within the distance, downtown Omaha seemed like a cluster of children’s blocks —way too fresh and small for a standard urban. “You know,” the king acknowledged, “I imagine i used to be a section lifeless for some time. It’s unusual. appears like a dream, doesn’t it, Lit? ” “A very lengthy dream, Your Majesty. ” “And but, now we’re the following. I’m having fun with myself a great deal. i admire being alive higher. ” “But how? ” Piper requested. “You didn’t occur to have a … customer? ” Midas hesitated, yet there has been a sly twinkle in his eyes. “Does it topic, my pricey? ” “We may well kill them again,” Hedge steered. “Coach, no longer helping,” Jason acknowledged. “Why don’t you pass open air and stand safeguard? ” Leo coughed. “Is that secure? They’ve obtained a few severe safeguard. ” “Oh, yes,” the king stated. “Sorry approximately that. yet it’s beautiful stuff, isn’t it? striking what gold can nonetheless purchase. Such very good toys you might have during this state! ” He fished a handheld remote control out of his bathrobe pocket and pressed a couple of buttons—a go code, Jason guessed. “There,” Midas acknowledged. “Safe to head out now. ” trainer Hedge grunted. “Fine. but when you would like me …” He winked at Jason meaningfully. Then he pointed at himself, pointed hands at their hosts, and sliced a finger throughout his throat. Very sophisticated signal language. “Yeah, thanks,” Jason acknowledged. After the satyr left, Piper attempted one other diplomatic smile.