By Rick Riordan
Jason has a problem. He does not take note whatever ahead of waking up on a college bus conserving arms with a lady. it seems that she's his female friend Piper, his ally is a child named Leo, and they are all scholars within the desolate tract college, a boarding institution for "bad kids." What he did to finish up the following, Jason has no idea-except that every little 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 negative chance. Now her boyfriend does not realize her, and while a freak typhoon and weird 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 stuffed with them. heavily, where beats barren region college palms down, with its guns education, monsters, and fine-looking women. what is troubling is the curse each person retains conversing 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 e-book within the Heroes of Olympus sequence. fanatics of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests might be left breathless--and panting for e-book .
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Convinced, a section stringy, yet reliable. ” Leo’s arms iced over at the upkeep panel. it appears, Piper was once having a similar notion he used to be, simply because she requested, “Purple blouse? Latin? ” “Good eating,” Ma Gasket stated fondly. “Point is, lady, we’re no longer as dumb as humans imagine! We’re now not falling for these silly tips and riddles, now not us northern Cyclopes. ” Leo compelled himself again to paintings, yet his brain was once racing. a child who spoke Latin were stuck here—in a pink blouse like Jason’s? He didn’t comprehend what that intended, yet he needed to depart the interrogation to Piper. If he was once going to have any probability of defeating those monsters, he needed to circulation speedy earlier than Sump got here again with the salsa. He regarded up on the engine block suspended correct above the Cyclopes’ campsite. He wanted he may possibly use that—it may make an exceptional weapon. however the crane keeping it used to be at the contrary facet of the conveyor belt. there has been no means Leo may recover from there with out being obvious, and in addition to, he used to be working brief on time. The final a part of his plan was once the trickiest. From his instrument belt he summoned a few wires, a radio adapter, and a smaller screwdriver and began to construct a common distant. For the 1st time, he acknowledged a silent thank-you to his dad—Hephaestus—for the magic device belt. Get me out of the following, he prayed, and perhaps you’re now not any such jerk. Piper saved speaking, laying at the compliment. “Oh, I’ve heard in regards to the northern Cyclopes! ” Which Leo figured was once bull, yet she sounded convincing. “I by no means knew you have been so enormous and shrewdpermanent! ” “Flattery won’t paintings either,” Ma Gasket stated, notwithstanding she sounded happy. “It’s actual, you’ll be breakfast for the simplest Cyclopes round. ” “But aren’t Cyclopes stable? ” Piper requested. “I proposal you made guns for the gods. ” “Bah! I’m first-class. solid at consuming humans. sturdy at smashing. And stable at development issues, definite, yet now not for the gods. Our cousins, the elder Cyclopes, they do that, definite. pondering they’re so excessive and strong ’cause they’re a number of thousand years older. Then there’s our southern cousins, dwelling on islands and tending sheep. Morons! yet we Hyperborean Cyclopes, the northern extended family, we’re the simplest! based Monocle vehicles during this outdated factory—the top guns, armor, chariots, fuel-efficient SUVs! And yet—bah! pressured to close down. Laid off so much of our tribe. The battle was once too speedy. Titans misplaced. No stable! not more desire for Cyclops guns. ” “Oh, no,” Piper sympathized. “I’m definite you made a few extraordinary guns. ” Torque grinned. “Squeaky conflict hammer! ” He picked up a wide pole with an accordion-looking steel field at the finish. He slammed it opposed to the ground and the cement cracked, yet there has been additionally a valid just like the world’s greatest rubber ducky getting stomped. “Terrifying,” Piper acknowledged. Torque regarded happy. “Not pretty much as good because the exploding ax, yet this one could be used greater than as soon as. ” “Can I see it? ” Piper requested. “If you'll simply unfastened my hands—” Torque advanced eagerly, yet Ma Gasket acknowledged, “Stupid! She’s tricking you back. adequate speak! Slay the boy first ahead of he dies on his personal. i admire my meat clean.