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The Alchemyst

The Alchemyst

by

Michael Scott

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Sphinx

Character Analysis

A Sphinx is a creature from Egyptian mythology that has the body of a lion, the wings of an eagle, and the head of a beautiful woman. Because they absorb auric energy, Dee uses a Sphinx to guard Perenelle in prison, which leaves her unable to use her magical powers.

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