The Immortal Fire
After their near-fatal battle with Poseidon, Charlotte and Zee would love nothing more than to relax and forget all over again that the Greek gods are real. But with the world in peril and no one else to save it, that just isn’t an option. Charlotte and Zee meet the Prometheans, an ancient... show more
After their near-fatal battle with Poseidon, Charlotte and Zee would love nothing more than to relax and forget all over again that the Greek gods are real. But with the world in peril and no one else to save it, that just isn’t an option. Charlotte and Zee meet the Prometheans, an ancient brotherhood trying to protect mankind from the gods, who have finally found a weapon capable of bringing Zeus to his knees. But using it will come at a great cost, one Charlotte and Zee are not willing to pay. They strike out on their own for Mount Olympus, with the Prometheans, an angry Chimera, and all sorts of mythological beings on their tail. . . .
Publish date: June 9th 2009
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
Series: The Cronus Chronicles (#3)
This was the weakest of the three books as it's only in the last third of the 500+ page book that Charlotte and Zee actually encounter Zeus and pull it all together. The remainder of the book is Charlotte's parents and Mr. Metos (teacher) calling them children and trying to protect them from danger...
This was a great ending to this trilogy, providing lots of thrills, laughs, and plain good old storytelling. Ms. Ursu employs wit and charm mixed with very visual imagery that gives the reader quite an adventure. Charlotte and Zee are really brave, tough kids. I shudder to think about real kids g...
This series goes from strength to strength. Charlotte and Zee are strong and brave and morally driven to do the right thing, if only because no one else will. They are also imperfect and unarmed with any special weapons or skills. And the book as a whole is thrilling and funny. I'm loving it.
Good good good. The ending is fantastic!
As always, filled with humor, wonderfully delightful characters and one of the best friendship/ non-romantic relationships in ages, this book is one I would recommend to practically anyone. It blends Greek mythology into a modern world, pits two thirteen year-old protagonists against the entire Pant...