The Alchemyst- Michael Scott

03 February 2009

He holds the secret that can end the world. The truth: Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on September 28, 1330. Nearly 700 years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. It is said that he discovered the secret of eternal life. The records show that he died in 1418. But his tomb is empty. The legend: Nicholas Flamel lives. But only because he has been making the elixir of life for centuries. The secret of eternal life is hidden within the book he protects; the Book of Abraham the Mage. It's the most powerful book that has ever existed. In the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. That's exactly what Dr. John Dee plans to do when he steals it. Humankind won't know what's happening until it's too late. And if the prophecy is right, Sophie and Josh Newman are the only ones with the power to save the world as we know it. Sometimes legends are true. And Sophie and Josh Newman are about to find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time.

My thoughts:

The Alchemyst, or the legendary and immortal Nicholas Flamel, has lived for centuries. Born in the 1300's in Paris, Flamel studying the Codex by Abraham the Mage, and ancient Mage that lived far before humani roamed the earth, before the age of the dinosaurs, in the time of the Gods. John Dee, and ambitious ex-apprentince of Nicholas's, has been trying for decades to get the Codex from Flamel and finally succeeds. Josh and Sophie Newman, extraordinary super powerful twins, who don't know their powers yet, accidentally experience the fight between Flamel and Dee and are then bound to the world of the Alchemyst. Josh and Sophie who have PURE silver and gold aura's, are greatly needed to save the age of the humani from the destruction and wrath of the Elder Race. Will they succeed or will the Elder Race destroy everything that man has ever known and rule the world with the humani as slaves and food.

The story will continue in the sequel, The Magician. That will be, of course, in another post 'cause I haven't read it yet and need to get it at Barnes and Noble or Borders.

2 thoughts:

  1. I think it's funny how the author's name is Steve Carell's character's name in the Office. Funny. Also I posted a new preview to one of my books, and some cool pictures of Kala and Alsenoth on my blog.


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