Prophecy Radio episode #95 asks which Rick Riordan Presents characters would make for the best team-ups before catching you up on all the latest Rick Riordan news, like who Chalice of the Gods is dedicated to and what a few of our favorite campers are up to this summer. This week, we also tackle The Kane Chronicles: The Red Pyramid chapter 18 and get a firsthand look at how formidable fruit bats can truly be. New episodes of Prophecy Radio air weekly, and we keep our discussions PG-13.
News and Updates (00:01:49)
- Did you see who Rick dedicated Chalice of the Gods to?
- If you’re in a book burnout, short stories and novellas are a good place to get you back into the swing of it!
- We read through a couple of the blurbs from Read Riordan’s Camp Half-Blood middle of summer check-in article.
- Will Solace has a special set of skills…
- The world is so weird, the existence of Camp Half-Blood is the least of our worries these days.
- What is Bob the Titan up to now?
- Can you willfully ignore Rachel’s prophecies??
Best Rick Riordan Presents team-ups (00:13:45)
- We were inspired to do this episode based on Kristen’s idea to pair Annabeth, Chela, and Belet together for an adventure.
- And let’s not forget the chaos that would ensue between the Arrow of Dodona, Jack/the Sword of Summer, and Kasusu.
- There are plenty of characters who are into science and must face a mythological monster.
- Dead Brothers Club unite!
- There are two stories that deal in Korean mythology, and so we can’t pass up that opportunity.
- Karen mentioned this before, but Sik and Samirah could end up being such a great duo.
- Would Samirah and Belet become best friends? Probably.
- We start thinking of monsters who would make great team-ups.
- Let’s not forget about the parents!!
- Some of our listeners write in with their own pairings.
The Red Pyramid discussion (00:49:18)
- This week, we’re discussing The Red Pyramid chapter 18.
- It’s a rainy day in Paris, but you know, it’s still Paris.
- Being in Paris is actually the best place they ever could’ve ended up.
- We learn more about godlings and what happened in the museum and how the amulets work.
- Who is hosting Set!?
- This is the chapter with all the answers, finally, because we learn what happened to their mom.
- Time to break into Desjardins’ house!
- Why couldn’t Sadie turn back into a human?
- We learn a little bit more about Desjardins and how young he is…for a magician.
- It’s time to go, but the fruit bats don’t want them to leave.
- Where can they go to escape a second time?
- We can’t wait for a Sadie chapter to learn more about her relationship with Isis.
- Dr. Gina writes in to say how much she loved our interview with Sarwat Chadda!
Thanks for listening, and tune in next time for episode 96, where we’ll celebrate Percy Jackson’s birthday before jumping into The Red Pyramid chapter 19!
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