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The story takes place primarily in Fowl Manor in Ireland and the underground land of The People - that is, the underworld realm the fairies fled to when humans took over the Earth. However, there are…… LIST OF CHARACTERS
Artemis Fowl the Second - This human is a legendary criminal mastermind to the Fairy people; in this novel we encounter him at twelve years old performing his first major heist. Butler - Following a tradition between his family and the Fowls, he is Artemis' personal servant, a bodyguard trained in combat and stealth.
Captain Holly Short - The first female office of the Lower Elements Police Recon unit (i.e., LEPrecon or "leprechaun"), she is kidnapped by Artemis Fowl and held for ransom……. Many additional major and minor characters are identified in the complete study guide. CONFLICT
Protagonist - Artemis Fowl, a criminal genius mastermind at twelve years old, intent on……. Antagonist - Captain Holly Short, abducted by Artemis Fowl and held for ransom at……. Climax - Captain Short frees herself and works with Butler to subdue a troll attacking Fowl Manor. Artemis threatens to leave Holly in the castle to die from the bio-bomb the fairies intend to……. Outcome - The ransom is paid, Captain Short is freed, and Fowl Manor is bombed. Artemis Fowl escapes, however, and in doing so is allowed to keep the ransom money. However, he……. SHORT PLOT / CHAPTER SUMMARY (Synopsis)
Though young Artemis Fowl the Second comes from a legendary family of criminals, the Fowls had lost a great deal of their fortune when his father Artemis Senior was apparently killed in the Arctic while carrying out a business scheme. Artemis’ mother, Angeline, has gone insane from the grief of losing her husband. Determined to restore the Fowl fortune and establish his own reputation as an evil genius mastermind, Artemis – aided by his bodyguard / enforcer, Butler, as well as Butler’s sister (and Angeline’s servant) Juliet – hatches a plan to steal fairy gold.
In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Artemis strikes a bargain with a drunken fairy: he cures her of her alcoholism and restore her magic in exchange for a look at her copy of The Book, the guide that all fairy carry of the rules and rituals of their people. Making electronic copies of The Book, Artemis returns to Fowl Manor in Ireland and decodes it, making the secrets of the fairy people his own.
In the underground world of The People – as fairies call themselves, the same way they call humans Mud People – Captain Holly Short is the first female office of the Lower Elements Police recon unit, better known as the LEPrecon, the true organization behind the leprechaun myth. She feels the pressure of…….. Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer - MonkeyNotes by PinkMonkey.com
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