The Curse of the King (Seven Wonders, Book 4)

By Peter Lerangis

Thirteen-year-old Jack McKinley and his pals have already defeated the Colossus of Rhodes, visited historic Babylon, and outfoxed legions of undead all to get better 3 of the misplaced Loculi. but when they don’t unearth the final 4 Loculi quickly, the powers that made those victories attainable will weigh down the Select—and damage the world.

Not in basic terms do Jack and his acquaintances need to conflict those seven historical wonders, yet in addition they need to deal with the Massa, who've taken over the Karai Institute and confident Marco to modify facets. Outnumbered, underequipped, and becoming weary, Jack, Cass, and Aly soldier directly to locate the long-lost Statue of Zeus.

But as time is operating out, our heroes needs to confront gods, relive outdated battles, and face down their maximum enemy yet—their future. outdated enemies turn into new acquaintances and surprising victories flip to sure defeats because the time nears for every little thing to alter. The stakes develop impossibly excessive during this most recent event from grasp storyteller Peter Lerangis.

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Aly shouted. Marco darted over towards the Karai pile and pulled out a protracted, hooked crowbar. jumping among the Karai and the king, he thrust it towards Uhla’ar’s head like a sword. The king’s unfastened arm looked as if it would vanish for a second because it moved to dam the assault. With a pointy clank, the dagger stopped the thrust and despatched Marco sprawling. “COWABUNNNNGAAAAA! ” King Uhla’ar acknowledged, charging towards Marco back. Marco spun round, took steps towards the wall, then leaped. His head snapped backward as he took 3 gravity-defying steps up the wall. With a strong thrust, he backflipped over the top of Uhla’ar. The king’s jagged blade jammed into the airborne dirt and dust wall. “Enough! ” Torquin grumbled. As Marco landed, the massive man lunged for the king. He wrapped his thick fingers round Uhla’ar and threw him to the floor. The king landed with a noisy thud, inches from the sack he had carried the following on his shoulders. The Loculus. I dived for it whilst Marco did. He controlled to snatch the cloth first, pulling the Loculus out of the sack. “ARRRGGGHHH! ” The king’s cry echoed within the caldera as he sprang to his ft, pulled his caught dagger from the wall, and commenced for Marco. Marco tucked the Loculus of energy below his left arm. Wheeling round, he twisted clear of Uhla’ar’s thrust. The blade flashed. Blood sprayed from Marco’s leg. Now Torquin was once coming on the king back, protecting aloft a protracted mallet with a thick steel head. Uhla’ar became lightly to stand the massive guy. As Torquin’s robust blow flashed downward, the king ducked. With a quick, non-stop flow, he grabbed Torquin’s arm and threw him opposed to the wall. His head hit the stone with a lifeless thud, and he fell limply to the floor. No. I picked up a rock, reared again with my arm, and threw it at Uhla’ar. It attached along with his shoulder, and he stumbled. “Steee-rike, Brother Jack! ” Marco stated. protecting the crowbar aloft together with his correct hand, his leg purple with blood, he lunged on the king and swung challenging. With a noisy clank, Marco knocked the dagger out of the king’s hand. Uhla’ar was once weaponless now. His eyes have been fastened towards the Heptakiklos. “He’s not likely to cooperate,” Marco stated, clutching and unclutching the crowbar. “He’s keen about that factor . . . ” “Please, Marco, you’re wasting loads of blood! ” Dr. Bones referred to as out. Marco blinked tough, as though attempting to preserve his stability. A pool of blood accrued under his foot. “I’ve acquired the Loculus of energy, child, I’m reliable. ” because the king leaped towards the Heptakiklos back, Marco blocked him. either thumped to the floor. The crowbar went flying, yet Marco held tight to the Loculus. together with his correct hand now unfastened, he pinned the king by means of the neck to the floor. “Sorry, dude,” he acknowledged. “If you’re unlikely to cooperate, we need to take you out. ” “Marco, you’re choking him! ” Aly yelled. “Have you long past loopy? He was once the king of Atlantis! ” I raced towards him. As Marco pressed tougher at the neck, Uhla’ar’s legs kicked like beached fish. The king started to bring up his arm as though to strike out, yet as a substitute it fell to the part.

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