Nicole Clintsman

Topics: Ancient Egypt, Ra, Egyptian pantheon Pages: 2 (682 words) Published: December 17, 2012
The Throne of Fire
The Throne of Fire is a 2011 fantasy adventure novel based on Egyptian mythology written by Rick Riordan. It is the 2nd novel in The Kane Chronicles series, which tells of the adventures of modern day 14 yr. old Carter Kane and his 13 yr. old sister - Sadie Kane, as they discover that they are descended from the ancient Egyptian pharaohs Narmer and Ramesses the Great. 9-10-1240 pgs.

Carter Kane is 14 and was a host of Horus. Since he was 8, after his mother died, he traveled with his father, Julius Kane. He is Sadie's brother. Sadie Kane is 12 and was a host of Isis. She loves gum and has lived with her grandparents since the age of 6. She has a stubborn and strong minded personality, but is also caring and kind. She had a cat named Muffin later revealed to be Bast, the Egyptian goddess of cats, who protected Sadie in her cat form her until Sadie found out about the Egyptian gods. She also has a crushes on Anubis and Walt. Amos Kane is their uncle who is a very powerful magician, and is also a jazz musician. He used to be the unwilling host of Set. Walt is one of Sadie and Carter's initiates at the Brooklyn House, which is a part of the House of Life that urges magicians to return to the path of the gods to battle Apophis. Jaz (Jasmine) is a cheerleader from Nashville, Tennessee; she is one of Sadie and Carter's initiates at the Brooklyn House. She is a healer. She accompanies them to the Brooklyn Museum to find a scroll from the Book of Ra, but falls into a coma after stopping the Arrows of Sekhmet when they were accidentally unleashed. Ever since the gods of Ancient Egypt were unleashed in the modern world, Carter Kane and his sister Sadie have been in trouble. As descendants of the House of Life, the Kane’s have some powers at their command, but the devious gods have not given them much time to master their skills at Brooklyn House, which has become a training ground for young magicians. The other branches of the House of Life are...
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