Study Guide

Horus the Younger

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Named for his uncle but far more famous, Horus the Younger avenged his father Osiris's death and became king while he was still a boy. He's the Egyptian Boy Who Lived— Seth's numerous attempts to kill him never worked. Horus the Younger is a boy king, a powerful magician, and even a healer, but he still has to listen to his mother. Then again, when your mother is the mighty Isis, we guess you have no choice.

Basic Information


Horus the Younger, Horus son of Isis (Harsiese), Horus the Child (Harpocrates)


Savior of His Father, Uniter of the Two Lands, The Kid, The Avenger



Current city

Hiding from Seth, somewhere in the Lower Egyptian Delta

Work & Education


I'm king, even though I'm still a kid.


My mother Isis taught me everything, and I do mean everything. She got that knowledge from stealing her father Ra's secret name. Oh, did I say stealing? I meant taking with his permission. Well, kind of.


Political views

I'm king, so everybody does what I tell them.

Family & Friends (& Enemies)


Osiris (father), Isis (mother)


Some people say Bast is my sister, but she's pretty old for that. Anubis is my half-brother and a cool jackal-guy.


I have four sons, even though I'm a kid: Hapy, Imset, Duamutef, and Qebshenuef. They live with my father and protect the dead by keeping mummified organs inside their canopic jars. NBD.


I don't have a lot of friends. Mom doesn't let me leave the house.


Seth, of course. He killed my dad, and he keeps trying to kill me. What a jerk.


Relationship status

I'm not even 21 yet!

Interested in

Who has time for that stuff? I have a kingdom to rule.


TV Shows

Game of Thrones (It'd be bad if I had to fight four guys for my throne, and not just Seth. Maybe I'm lucky.)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (It's my job to keep the innocent safe.)
Yu-gi-oh! (Ancient Egyptian puzzles and a battle of wits and cards. I like it. How come Anubis is a bad guy, though? That's not right.)


"I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self."
– Aristotle

"I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech."
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

"For me giving up is way harder than trying."
– Kanye West

"I am not interested in power for power's sake, but I'm interested in power that is moral, that is right and that is good."
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If there be no enemy, there's no fight. If no fight, no victory, and if no victory there is no crown."
– Thomas Carlyle


Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev (I miss my dad.) 
A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin (Who cares if winter is coming? I'm alreadyhere, and I'm a way better king than Joffrey.) 
Growing Up With A Single Parent: What Hurts, What Helps by Sara McLanahan (Mom had it hard, but she's done her best.) 
Horus Heresy: Know No Fear by Dan Abnett (Epic battles across the universe! I wish Horus wasn't the bad guy, though.) 
Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory 
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (Can I be like Aslan when I grow up? I already have lions as one of my symbols…) 
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan (The Kane kids are fighting Seth, too! They need my help.) 
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien (I knew Aragorn was going to get his throne back. Poor Boromir, though.) 
A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens (And sometimes I think I had a bad life growing up?) 
The Trial by Franz Kafka (The trial between me and Seth took 70 years.) 


A Boy Named Sue by Johnny Cash (The world is rough and you've gotta get tough or die.)
Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen (I feel sorry for this guy.)
Eye of the Tiger by Survivor (Wish I'd had this on shuffle while I was fighting Seth. Great workout music.)
Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas (Aw yeah… those cats sure can groove.)
Power by Kanye West (I want that giant Horus head necklace. Right now.)
Smells Like Teen Spirit by Nirvana (Here's some angry fighting music.)
U Can't Touch This by MC Hammer (Nope. You can't.)
The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny by Lemon Demon  (Ha! Chuck Norris got his butt kicked!)


The Avengers: Avengers Assemble (I can't decide who my favorite is! They're all so great.)
Hero (It's important to protect the ones you love.)
The Hunger Games (Kids can fight, too. Just wish we didn't have to.)
The Incredibles (Different kind of super family, but they're pretty cool.)
The Lion King (This story is so similar to mine, sometimes I wonder if they were copying it. Dead dad? Check. Evil uncle? Check. Fight to become king? Check.)
The Lord of the Rings trilogy (Nine friends keeping their promises to save the world.)
Rocky (When you fight, you fight yourself as much as any enemy.)
Thor (I don't get to be the god of lightning or a scary hammer, but I want to protect the world.)

Activities & Interests


Being king
Fishing and hunting
Video games (I love first-person shooters and Angry Birds)


Martial Arts
Watching TV (when my eye's not messed up anyway)


Ancient Egyptian Gods 
Pocket God: Challenge/Battle of the Gods 
Teen Stars

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