Episode #95 – Godlings Unite

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.

Feedback (01:18:17)

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!

This episode’s hosts are: Karen Rought and Kristen Kranz.

Each episode, our Prophecy Radio hosts and their guests will keep you up to date on the latest information coming out of Camp Half-Blood, including upcoming books and adaptation news, discuss a topic of choice, and do a chapter by chapter reread of the Percy Jackson series.

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