Seven Half-Bloods Shall Answer the Call…

12 Oct

Last month, we mentioned how excited we were about the imminent release of the first book in Rick Riordan’s latest series. Well, now it’s finally here! The Heroes of Olympus, Book One: The Lost Hero hits bookstores and Scholastic Book Clubs book boxes. We’ve already read the first two chapters of The Lost Hero, and we can’t wait to get our hands on a freshly printed copy to find out what happens to Piper, Jason, Leo, and the rest of the newly discovered Half-Bloods.

To refresh your memory, what we know so far is that a new generation of demigods from Camp Half-Blood will be called upon to take up a quest:

Seven half-bloods shall answer the call,
To storm or fire the world must fall.
An oath to keep with a final breath,
And foes bear arms to the Doors of Death.

What will happen and who they’ll meet along the way is anybody’s guess—will these heroes quarrel with the gods like Percy did? Will they find out who their godly parents are? WILL PERCY APPEAR IN THIS SERIES? What about the prophecy and the new Oracle, Percy’s friend Rachel Elizabeth?! So many questions left unanswered. I’m looking forward to meeting these new characters, but I’m really hoping that this first book will include some familiar faces from the first New York Times best-selling series!

If you pre-ordered The Heroes of Olympus, Book One: The Lost Hero from Scholastic Book Clubs, you should be receiving it soon! If not, you can still purchase it from the Arrow or TAB October or November catalogs.  Visit our Rick Riordan Fan Page to learn more.

3 Responses to “Seven Half-Bloods Shall Answer the Call…”

  1. Percy November 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm #

    Some of the half bloods are Piper, Jason, Leo, Percy, Annabeth the other two are probs from the Roman camp I not exactly sure of the name but what Ive herad it was called Cearsar _______ camp

  2. jake long December 7, 2010 at 1:13 pm #

    the seven half bloods are most likely Jason,piper,Leo,Percy,annabeth,Nico,Thalia

    to storm or fire is Jason and Leo

    an oath to keep with a final breath is the promise chiron made

    the foes bear arms at the doors of death is gaia and her monsters in hades

  3. Aishwarya December 25, 2010 at 3:18 pm #

    Ok so what is the promise that chiron makes??

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