By Rick Riordan
During this fascinating moment installment of the three-book sequence, Carter and Sadie, offspring of the bright Egyptologist Dr. Julius Kane, embark on a global look for the publication of Ra, however the condominium of existence and the gods of chaos are decided to prevent them.
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Sadie,’ he stated, ‘it’s unlike they’re going to return to existence and kill you. ’ ‘No,’ Bes agreed. ‘Probably no longer. nearly evidently now not. ’ ‘Thanks,’ I muttered. ‘I think far better. ’ (Yes, i do know what I stated prior approximately lifeless humans and cemeteries no longer bothering me. yet 10000 mummies? That used to be pushing it. ) ‘Anyway,’ Bes stated, ‘most of the mummies are from Roman instances. They’re now not even adequately Egyptian. Bunch of Latin wannabes attempting to get into our afterlife simply because it’s cooler. yet the various older tombs … good, we’ll simply need to see. With components of the booklet of Ra, you have to be capable of music down the 3rd half when you get shut adequate. ’ ‘How, precisely? ’ I requested. Bes shrugged. ‘When magic goods get damaged up, the items are like magnets. The nearer they get, the extra they allure one another. ’ That didn’t inevitably make me consider greater. I imagined myself operating via a tunnel with flaming scrolls caught to either arms. ‘Right,’ I acknowledged. ‘So all we need to do is creep via a community of tombs previous 10000 golden mummies, who most likely, nearly evidently, won’t come to existence and kill us. ’ ‘Yeah,’ Bes stated. ‘Well, they’re probably not strong gold. so much of them are only painted with gold. yet, yeah. ’ ‘That makes a major distinction. ’ ‘Then it’s made up our minds. ’ Carter sounded definitely delighted. ‘We can go away within the morning. How a ways is it? ’ ‘About 300 and twenty kilometres,’ Bes acknowledged, ‘but the roads are iffy. And portals … good, like I stated, the oasis is cursed opposed to them. or even if it wasn’t, we’re again within the First Nome. it might be clever to take advantage of as little magic as attainable. If you’re came upon in Desjardins’s domestic territory …’ He didn’t have to end that sentence. I gazed on the skyline of Alexandria curving alongside the shore of the glittering Mediterranean. i attempted to photograph it because it might’ve been in precedent days, earlier than Cleopatra, Egypt’s ultimate pharaoh, selected the incorrect aspect in a Roman civil conflict and misplaced her lifestyles and her country. This used to be the town the place old Egypt had died. It didn’t look a really auspicious position to begin a quest. regrettably, I had no selection. I’d need to trip 300 and twenty kilometres in the course of the desolate tract to a couple remoted oasis and locate one needle of a scroll in a haystack of mummies. I didn’t see how lets accomplish this within the time we had left. Worse, I hadn’t but advised Carter my final little bit of information regarding Zia’s village. i may simply continue my mouth close. that might be the egocentric factor. it will probably also be the best factor, as i wished his support, and that i couldn’t have enough money to have him distracted. yet I couldn’t continue it from him. I’d invaded his brain and discovered his mystery identify. The least i'll do used to be be sincere with him. ‘Carter … there’s anything else. Set sought after you to grasp. Zia’s village used to be named al-Hamrah Makan. ’ Carter became a piece eco-friendly back. ‘You simply forgot to say this? ’ ‘Remember, Set is a liar,’ I stated. ‘He wasn’t being worthwhile. He volunteered the data simply because he desired to reason chaos among us.