The Enchantress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (6/6)

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The Enchantress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

Plot summary

Enchantress picks up where its predecessor, The Warlock, left off. Two of its central characters, the fifteen-year-old twins, Sophie and Josh Newman, have been re-united after being briefly separated. The twins, along with John Dee and Virginia Dare, go back in time to the Isle of Danu Talis, where Osiris and Isis are revealed to be Dee’s masters and the twins’ parents. Osiris removes Dee’s immortality, but Dee does not immediately die (he is later found by Marethyu, who restores his health and sight). Virginia Dare chooses to side with Osiris and Isis.

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The Warlock: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (5/6)

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The Warlock: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

Plot Summary

At the end of The Necromancer, twins Sophie and Josh Newman were separated. Sophie left with the now very weak protagonist Nicholas Flamel, his wife, Perenelle Flamel and Niten, an immortal Japanese swordsman; while Josh exited with the main antagonist Dr. John Dee and his accomplice Virginia Dare. Mars Ultor, the Avenger, sees Sophie, accompanied by Niten, seeking a way to reclaim her brother. Nicholas Flamel is unable to help her in the search as he lapsed into unconsciousness after the battle against Dr. Dee, Virginia Dare and the Archon, Coatlicue. Perenelle and Prometheus escape from Hades, Prometheus’s long drawn-out punishment shadowrealm, which crumbles into nothing, because Prometheus uses most of his aura to feed the crystal skull.

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The Necromancer: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (4/6)

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The Necromancer: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

Plot summary

Nicholas Flamel, Pernelle Flamel, Sophie, and Josh return to San Francisco. The Flamels go to their book store while Josh and Sophie head for their Aunt Agnes’ house. When they approach they see a limousine waiting outside and a stranger talking to their Aunt. They approach with caution but in the following scuffle on the doorstep Sophie is dragged into the car by a female looking exactly like their lost friend Scathach, but who is in fact her twin, Aoife. Josh races to the book store to alert Nicholas and Perry and together, they set out to rescue Sophie who has been taken to a houseboat in Sausalito owned by Aoife’s companion, the Japanese immortal, Niten

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The Sorceress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (3/6)

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The Sorceress: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel

Plot summary

Flamel takes the twins to London, where he uses Francis to enlist Palamedes, the Saracen Knight, to help them. Palamedes takes them to his home, a junk-yard in London, and they manage to work together to contact Perenelle. Perenelle is trapped on Alcatraz with the friendly but untrustworthy spider elder, Areop-Enap, after narrowly escaping the Sphinx and defeating the Morrigan. Morrigan had been suppressed sufficiently by the Words of Power that resided on the island that her body was retaken by her two elder sisters, Macha and Badb. Perenelle also makes fleeting contact with Scathach and Joan of Arc by scrying. Areop-Enap and its spider army are then attacked by an onslaught of poisoned flies, killing most of the spiders and wounding Areop-Enap. Billy the Kid has joined forces with Machiavelli in an attempt to kill the sorceress, but Perenelle, aided by Macha and Badb, tricks the pair and steals their boat, travelling back to the mainland with her new ally, the Crow Goddess.

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The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (1/6)

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The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
Book 1/6

Plot summary

Sophie and Josh Newman are 15 year-old twins who are working at their summer jobs in The Coffee Cup in San Francisco (Josh works at the book store where John Dee enters, Sophie works at The Coffee Cup) when a mysterious man, John Dee, comes into the book store right next to them for a book, the Codex – or Book of Abraham the Mage. Josh witness both Nick and Perry using magic. They discover that Nick is not an ordinary bookseller, but is the medieval and the legendary alchemyst, Nicholas Flamel, being kept alive by making the elixir of life (a secret from the Codex) for him and his wife, Perry (Perenelle). Dee also uses magic and takes the Codex by force while Josh is holding it – resulting in two pages being left behind “The Summoning” pages that Dee needs to raise the Dark Elders. Both Flamels need the Codex to make the elixir of life, or they will age rapidly and die within a month. Also, if they do not retrieve the Codex, Dee will summon the Dark Elders to destroy the world and return to an age in which humans are but slaves and food.

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