By Peter Lerangis
Percy Jackson meets Indiana Jones within the New York Times bestselling epic event Seven Wonders! Lost in Babylon is the second one ebook in a seven-book sequence via grasp storyteller Peter Lerangis. This sequel to the bestselling The Colossus Rises chronicles Jack McKinley and his buddies as they bring on their undertaking to avoid wasting their lives—and the world—by finding seven magic orbs referred to as Loculi, that are hidden within the Seven Wonders of the traditional global. After defeating the Colossus of Rhodes and shooting the 1st of the Loculi, their buddy Marco has disappeared. with out leads, no clues, and nobody else to show to, the youngsters don't have any selection yet to belief Professor Bhegad and the Karai Institute back as they head off to Babylon.
Rick Riordan, writer of the Percy Jackson sequence, praised Seven Wonders ebook 1: The Colossus Rises as "a high-octane mixture of glossy event and old secrets and techniques. younger readers will love this tale. I can't wait to determine what's subsequent within the Seven Wonders series!"
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With a shrieking command, Bel-Sharu-Usur pointed to a skinny, trembling younger guy wearing tatters. The guards seized him, pulling him towards the gate regardless of his anguished pleas. “That man wasn’t the person who threw it! ” Marco protested. “It doesn't matter,” Daria stated unfortunately. “Bel-Sharu-Usur will punish who he wishes. ” Now the king’s son placed a scaly hand on Marco’s shoulder. As he spoke, Marco’s face begun turning eco-friendly. “What’d I do now? ” “Bel-Sharu-Usur is thanking you,” Daria stated. “You stored existence. he'll do great thing for you currently. ” “Oh,” Marco acknowledged, fanning the air among him and Bel-Sharu-Usur. “Make him promise to shop for a toothbrush. And inform him to take us to the putting Gardens. ” As Daria translated, Bel-Sharu-Usur took Marco by means of the arm and led him to the Ishtar Gate. The king’s son shouted a command up towards the turret. In reaction, the defend unhooked his quiver and tossed it down, besides a longbow. Marco stepped in and stuck them simply. “Thanks, dude,” Marco acknowledged. “I’ll treasure it. hold it on my mantel. yet relatively, I’d fairly see the backyard. ” Bel-Sharu-Usur spoke to Daria. Her face stiffened. She looked to be pleading with him, yet he grew to become away, ignoring her. “The weapon isn't really that you can continue, Marco,” she stated. “Bel-Sharu-Usur is thankful you stored his lifestyles. He believes you're a guy with nice energy. How do you are saying . . . ? ” “Superpower? ” Marco spoke back. “Yeah, I’ve heard that. ” “Like a god,” Daria persevered. “I’ve heard that, too,” Marco stated. “Also hero. yet what approximately my request? ” “He will think of this,” Daria stated. “But he believes you could aid Bab-Ilum along with your powers. so that you needs to cross a attempt. ” “Dang . . . ” Marco exhaled deeply. “Can’t we see the backyard first and do the attempt later? ” Daria shook her head. “In order to furnish your want, Marco, Bel-Sharu-Usur says you need to take this weapon to the king’s searching flooring, and kill the mushushu. ” bankruptcy EIGHTEEN THE DARKNESS IT WASN’T quite a bit the screeching noises that got here from the king’s royal looking grounds. Or the putrid scent of demise. Or that we’d needed to stroll a few zillion miles up the river, faraway from the borders of Babylon. Or the truth that Bel-Sharu-Usur’s guards and wardum have been all shaking with fright. It was once the darkness that gave me the willies. We stopped on the tree line. even supposing the leaves rustled within the breeze and water flowed lightly into the wooded area through dug-out streams and culverts from the Euphrates, a wierd pitch-blackness hovered within the distance. A shimmering ribbon over the tree line. We’d noticeable it from the river, yet up shut it appeared to make the floor vibrate. “There it's again,” Cass acknowledged. “That . . . factor. ” “What is that, Daria? ” Aly requested. “King’s looking ground,” she stated. “Animals inside of. whilst mushushu break out from Ká-Dingir-rá, it went the following. Now King Nabu-na’id is afraid. he'll now not hunt right here, for the mushushu is vicious. ” “I wasn’t conversing concerning the forest,” Cass stated, pointing above the bushes. “The darkness. excessive. ” Daria seemed pressured. “It is Sippar, after all. you don't realize?