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by Michael Scott
The Alchemyst Chapter 13 Summary How It All Goes Down
Flamel instructs Josh to turn the car into a thick forest. A terrified Josh and his sister squeeze each other's hands to comfort one another. They know that whatever happens, they'll always have each other. Awww. Sibling love. After noticing something running alongside the car, Sophie is surprised to find that it is a huge wild boar. Suddenly, the car is surrounded by these animals, and Scatty and Flamel deduce that they are a particular type of boar—Torc Allta, or wereboars. Josh asks if wereboars are like werewolves and Scatty says that werewolves are different clan, Torc Madra. (How silly of us, of course they're a totally different clan.) Flamel tells Josh to drive, and at first the twins are hesitant, but then they nod that they trust him. The wereboars turn out to be an illusion, a trick of light twisted through the water vapor. They disappear as the car drives through a bush. The four enter the domain of one of the oldest and greatest of the Elder Race. Drumroll please… Scatty doesn't like this person, as we find out "she" had tried to kill Scatty many years ago. Okay, seriously, who is she? She's Hekate (pronounced HEH-ca-tay), the goddess with three faces. She looks as if she has been carved from a solid slab of black stone.
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