by Michael Scott
The Alchemyst Chapter 38 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- Flamel smells Dr. John Dee is near.
- He, Scatty, and Sophie run out to find Josh.
- But there's just one problem: they encounter an army of skeletons wearing Civil War uniforms and realize that Dee has used his powers of necromancy to raise the dead.
- Not. Cool. Dude.
- Flamel tells Sophie to get Dora, but Dora has already done everything she could. Now it's up to Sophie to do something.
- By allowing anger to surge into her aura, Sophie manages to set a mini twister loose on the skeletons and mummies.
- It's an awesome trick, but unfortunately, there are just too many zombies to fend off.
- Dee's voice calls from the fog, saying that he has called all the corpses from the cemetery.
- He taunts Flamel by saying that he discovered the mountains have been luring other creatures for the past millennium, and he can re-animate them, too.
- Saber-tooth tigers and 8-foot-tall bears emerge from the gloom.
- Dee says he wants the Codex, or else he'll set all the creatures loose.
- Flamel snaps his fingers to create a tiny green bubble of light to try to see Dee, but a Saber-tooth tiger steps in its green threads, gets caught, and is about to fall on Flamel.
- Dee calls out goodbye to Flamel. He says that he'll take the missing pages from Flamel's dead body.
- But Sophie has something else in mind, thank you very much.
- She opens her mouth and screams, her aura blasting silver.
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