Study Guide

Shu in The Red Pyramid

By Rick Riordan


The god of the wind, Shu is also Nut's father. He upholds Ra's command to keep Nut and Geb forever separated because of their treachery in bearing the five children that Ra forbade them to have. Sounds like Shu is not so nice, since who would condemn his daughter to eternal loneliness? Yeah, his king ordered him to do it, but seriously.