The High Court

The High Court

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High atop Mount Olympus, as dawn breaks on a new academic term, normalcy returns to campus following a harrowing expedition into The Underworld to rescue kidnapped students. Zeus and his fellow Olympians now prepare to testify in The High Court where Hyperion will be tried for the attack on Crete and death of Anytos and Kronos will stand trial for the murder of MO Prep's Headmaster Ouranos. As the trial draws near, the MO Prep students and faculty are besieged repeatedly by a race of gargantuan stone and earth giants. Under heavy assault, the Olympians are forced to flee to the volcanic island of Limnos to regroup. Meanwhile, a toxic poison Zeus has carried with him since a prior fight with a dragoness creeps toward his brain. In a race against time and beasts, Zeus and his friends must find a way to survive not only the toxin ravaging Zeus' body, but also the giants who grow stronger after every attack, and somehow make it to the The High Court alive.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 140 x 213 x 20mm | 408g
  • English
  • None ed.
  • 194670072X
  • 9781946700728

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"A good choice that will delight readers of Greek mythology." --School Library Journal on The Sky Throne
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About Chris Ledbetter

Chris Ledbetter is a former high school teacher, football coach, and has worked in various managerial and marketing capacities throughout his life. He has walked the streets of Los Angeles and New York City, waded in the waters of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, climbed Diamond Head crater on Hawaii, and rang in the New Year in Tokyo, Japan. But he dreams of one day visiting Greece and Italy. He is the author of The Sky Throne. He lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.
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