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Bloodstained Blade in The Red Pyramid

By Rick Riordan

Bloodstained Blade

The captain of the Egyptian Queen has a human body and a double-bladed, bloodstained axe for a head. How's that for strange? He's polite to Sadie and Carter because he entered a binding agreement with their parents, but we get the sense that he wouldn't mind an excuse for a little more bloodshed.