Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians (Alcatraz, Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson

By Brandon Sanderson

Alcatraz as opposed to the Evil Librarians is the 1st experience in a delusion sequence for younger readers by means of the number 1 ny occasions bestselling writer Brandon Sanderson. The fast paced and humorous sequence is now on hand in deluxe hardcover variations illustrated through Hayley Lazo.

On his 13th birthday, foster baby Alcatraz Smedry will get a bag of sand within the mail-his in simple terms inheritance from his parents. He quickly learns that this can be no traditional bag of sand. it's quick stolen through the cult of evil Librarians who're taking up the area via spreading incorrect information and suppressing fact. Alcatraz needs to cease them, utilizing the one weapon he has: an immense expertise for breaking things.

"In this unique, hysterical homage to myth literature, Sanderson's first novel for adolescence remembers the easiest in Artemis bird and a chain of unlucky Events." -VOYA

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If you survive, you may open your chosen door at 141. If not, you'll find some sticking plasters for your throat at 14. 149-150 149 Even with your rope you find you can't get all the way down to the bottom. You hang there in the shaft, trying to make your mind up what to do (which is not at all easy in these circumstances). You may, of course, be quite close to the bottom. The trouble is, you can't see more than a few yards down. If you want to risk letting go the rope and jumping, turn to 162.

Close up these are no longer abstract, but writhe and flow magically to form moving pictures of an adventurer holding the gemstone. and being bitten time after time by hideous snakes and scorpions! As you draw back from this disturbing scene, you notice also that the cushion on which the gem rests has been trapped with what must surely be a poison needle. If you still want to grab the gem and run, try 101. Should you prefer to try your skill at disarming that poison needle trap, turn to 98 where, if you succeed, you will be committed to taking the gem.

Since he seems friendly enough at this juncture, you venture to say, 'Sir Fiend, my master, Merlin, has charged me to seek out a fellow necromancer by 137 the name of Grott the Hoddle, this being a personage who owes him fifty golden pieces. Merlin has assured me Grott is alive, but the only indication I have of him is this tomb which clearly suggests to me he must be dead. ' The Fiend smiles broadly, half blinding you with his pearly fangs. 'Indeed I can,' he exclaims. 'For no more than several hours ago I was engaged in the composition of an heroic ode in iambic pentameters dedicated to this very mystery.

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