The Dark Prophecy

The Dark Prophecy

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Leaving the safety of the demigod training ground, a disgraced Apollo embarks on a quest across North America to find a dangerous ancient-world Oracle while navigating the challenges of the evil Triumvirate.
Published: Los Angeles :, Disney-Hyperion,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781484746424
1484746422
9781368013772
1368013775
Branch Call Number: J RIO
Characteristics: 414 pages ;,22 cm.

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Rozywang
Sep 09, 2018

A great sequel to the first book. The plot flows nicely and the adventure is exciting. Would recommend for a light read and for young teens.

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Alpha_0001
Aug 24, 2018

In the second book of the thrilling series of Trials of Apollo, Lester Papadopoulus, a acne and flab covered teenager who is also the sun god Apollo tries to look for an oracle who messes with the mind and the memories. Will Apollo be able to find this oracle or will he end up at a loss of both thought and memory?

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samankhakbaz84
Aug 21, 2018

Apollo is after the next oracle, which is located in Indianapolis?! He is accompanied by his friends Leo(son of Hephaestus) and his girlfriend Calypso the sorceress. In my opinion, this is so far, Riordan's best series. The second book in the "Trials of Apollo" is Rick Riordan's funniest Greek Mythology book- "Sword of Summer" was the funniest. In this book the trio head Waystation aboard Leo's pet Robot Dragon, Festus(who is unfortunately lost in their trip to Indianapolis.). The book features appearances from Thalia Grace, Commodus and Trophonius. With an exhilarating climax, "The Dark Prophecy" is a sensational classic in Riordan's collection of books. I rate this book 19/20.

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blue_ant_538
Aug 10, 2018

Rick Riordan is amazing.

Team Leo!!!

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lbowlby11
Aug 01, 2018

Once again, Rick Riordan has created another series to fall in love with! As the second book of the "Trials of Apollo" series, it carries on the suspense, momentum and humour from the first book "The Hidden Oracle". Any readers who loved the Percy Jackson or "Heroes of Olympus" series will love this spinoff as it includes some references and characters from the first two series. Not to mention that they will definitely be left excited for the next book "The Burning Maze". Personally, I would recommend this book and series to any reader looking for an exciting read this summer.

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AsheVanguard
Jul 04, 2018

I basically read this book because Leo was in it there wasn't any other reason

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Gwen904
Apr 08, 2018

Wow. This book was really cool. Way better than Riordan's lame Magnus Chase series.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Mar 18, 2018

After Meg's betrayal, Apollo searches for the second oracle with the help of his demigod "friends". Follow along with Apollo throughout his journey filled with adventure. This book is the second book in the Trials of Apollo series. Its a great book filled with monsters from greek mythology, once dead kings and even a fire breathing metal dragon! Once again Rick Riordan has managed to bring his books alive with this incredibly written story. If you loved Rick Riordan's previous series you're sure to love this one! This book is perfect for people who love adventure books.
- @FANtastic of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

Once upon a time, there was a (greek) god called Apollo. After bearing the wrath of his father, he was "reduced" to a puny mortal and became a part of a prophecy. Having been betrayed and left behind, he feels a sense of despair unlike before. Luckily, what must happen will come to pass, and he is accompanied by steadfast characters that bring out the best of Rick Riordan's stories. This is definitely a book written by the best, and young readers of all ages will surely be left excited for the next.
- @Siri of The Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

The dark prophecy is amazing. I especially love the humor in it, Apollo is a wonderful character that always demands attention to his friends and his enemies. The feeling in the story is overwhelming too. Friendship, compassion and rage fill each page. It is one of the best book ever.

Clarisse, 10

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freeplaysoup
Jan 30, 2018

iv read the 1st but not this one yet the 1st one is awsome

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applesing
Jun 20, 2017

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IsrarAFG
Jun 13, 2017

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Feb 13, 2017

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canren
Feb 14, 2017

Zeus has punished his son Apollo--god of the sun, music, archery, poetry, and more--by casting him down to earth in the form of a gawky, acne-covered sixteen-year-old mortal named Lester. The only way Apollo can reclaim his rightful place on Mount Olympus is by restoring several Oracles that have gone dark. What is affecting the Oracles, and how can Apollo/Lester do anything about them without his powers? After experiencing a series of dangerous--and frankly, humiliating--trials at Camp Half-Blood, Lester must now leave the relative safety of the demigod training ground and embark on a hair-raising journey across North America. Somewhere in the American Midwest, he and his companions must find the most dangerous Oracle from ancient times: a haunted cave that may hold answers for Apollo in his quest to become a god again

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