The Lost Hero (Heroes of Olympus, Book 1)

By Rick Riordan

Jason has a problem. He does not take into account whatever ahead of waking up on a college bus protecting arms with a woman. it seems that she's his female friend Piper, his ally is a child named Leo, and they are all scholars within the desert university, a boarding tuition for "bad kids." What he did to finish up the following, 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 shiny nightmares display that he is in bad threat. Now her boyfriend does not realize her, and while a freak typhoon and weird creatures assault in the course of a college 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 college arms down, with its guns education, monsters, and fine-looking ladies. what is troubling is the curse every person retains conversing approximately, and camper's long past lacking. most eldritch 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 ebook within the Heroes of Olympus sequence. enthusiasts of demi-gods, prophesies, and quests may be left breathless--and panting for ebook .

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Jason stepped clear of the sorceress. Leo scratched his head and regarded round like he used to be popping out of a dream. “What are we doing, back? ” “Boys! ” The princess unfold her arms in a welcoming gesture. Her diamond jewellery glittered, and her painted hands curled like blood-tipped claws. “It’s actual, I’m Medea. yet I’m so misunderstood. Oh, Piper, my pricey, you don’t be aware of what it was once like for ladies within the outdated days. We had no energy, no leverage. usually we couldn’t even select our personal husbands. yet i used to be various. I selected my very own future through changing into a sorceress. Is that so incorrect? I made a pact with Jason: my aid to win the fleece, in trade for his love. a good deal. He turned a well-known hero! with no me, he would’ve died unknown at the beaches of Colchis. ” Jason—Piper’s Jason—scowled. “Then … you actually did die 3 thousand years in the past? You got here again from the Underworld? ” “Death now not holds me, younger hero,” Medea stated. “Thanks to my buyer, i'm flesh and blood back. ” “You … re-formed? ” Leo blinked. “Like a monster? ” Medea unfold her hands, and steam hissed from her nails, like water splashed on scorching iron. “You do not know what’s occurring, do you, my dears? it's so a lot worse than a stirring of monsters from Tartarus. My customer is aware that giants and monsters usually are not her maximum servants. i'm mortal. I examine from my errors. And now that i've got back to the dwelling, i cannot be cheated back. Now, here's my expense for what you ask. ” “Guys,” Piper stated. “The unique Jason left Medea simply because she was once loopy and bloodthirsty. ” “Lies! ” Medea stated. “On the way in which again from Colchis, Jason’s send landed at one other nation, and Jason agreed to offload Medea and marry the king’s daughter. ” “After I bore him youngsters! ” Medea acknowledged. “Still he broke his promise! I ask you, was once that correct? ” Jason and Leo dutifully shook their heads, yet Piper wasn’t via. “It won't were right,” she stated, “but neither used to be Medea’s revenge. She murdered her personal youngsters to come again at Jason. She poisoned his new spouse and fled the dominion. ” Medea knotted up. “An invention to spoil my attractiveness! the folk of the Corinth—that unruly mob—killed my youngsters and drove me out. Jason did not anything to guard me. He robbed me of every thing. So sure, I sneaked again into the palace and poisoned his wonderful new bride. It used to be in simple terms fair—a appropriate rate. ” “You’re insane,” Piper acknowledged. “I am the sufferer! ” Medea wailed. “I died with my desires shattered, yet now not. i do know not to belief heroes. after they come requesting treasures, they are going to pay a heavy fee. specially whilst the only asking has the identify of Jason! ” The fountain became brilliant pink. Piper drew her dagger, yet her hand used to be shaking virtually too badly to carry it. “Jason, Leo—it’s time to head. Now. ” “Before you’ve closed the deal? ” Medea requested. “What of your quest, boys? And my rate is very easy. do you know this fountain is magic? If a useless guy have been to be thrown into it, whether he was once chopped to items, he may pop again out absolutely formed—stronger and extra robust than ever.

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