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Romance is at last in the air for Hercules and Medusa until she is kidnapped by a cruel moneylender, Kyros. In exchange for her life, Kyros demands that Hercules retrieves a precious and powerful artefact from the Underworld - a task which can only mean certain death.
With only one day to fulfill the ransom, Hercules and his loyal friends face a race against time. Will they find another way to descend to Hades and return with the artefact, or be forced to walk among the dead forever? Whatever the outcome, the Gods have spoken and someone, somewhere is about to pay a terrible price.
The boys gain an unexpected addition to their workforce with the arrival of Pythagoras's feisty younger brother, Arcas. Charged with escorting a valuable cargo across the desert, the gang travels into the unknown with a ramshackle caravan of strangers.
It is not long before their journey takes a decidedly spooky turn; after spending a night in a temple dedicated to the Furies, it soon becomes clear that one amongst their number has something to hide. As danger closes in and a dark secret is exposed, our heroes are forced to confront some uncomfortable truths as they fight for their lives under the desert sun.
When Jason learns of Ariadne's betrothal to Heptarian, he is brokenhearted. With nothing to lose and everything to gain, he enters into a brutal fighting tournament to honour the nuptials - lining up with a bevy of terrifying contestants including the undefeated Heptarian. Determined to beat the husband-to-be and show his worthiness, it is up to Jason's loyal friends to guide him through the contest, where there are more than just broken hearts at stake.moreless
Hercules turns to witch named Circe in an attempt to win Medusa's heart but events take a malevolent turn and Hercules realises that the enchantment threatens to turn his burgeoning hope into unbearable grief. It is up to Jason to retrace his friends steps into the mountains in order to undo history before it is too late. But what he doesn't realise is that he is walking into a deadly trap.moreless
When a messenger brings Ariadne news from outside the city, she turns to Jason and his friends to help track down the source. But leaving the city without raising the suspicions of the Queen seems rather impossible. As Heptarian and the King's guards close in on the source's hiding place, Ariadne has to decide where her loyalties lie.moreless
The trio stumbles on a baby when they are hunting in the mountains. Hercules and Pythagoras want to leave the child behind, but Jason insist they take the child back with them to Atlantis. His charitable act however has far-reaching consequences and soon all of their lives are in danger.
After crossing a young nobleman, Jason and his friends find themselves at the mercy of King Minos, who declares Poseidon will decide their fate: they are to become bull leapers. To survive, they must jump the charging beast.
With their lives on the line, it is up to Jason to pull his motley team together in this ultimate test of bravery. But watching from the crowds is a dark force who hopes to turn the favour of the Gods against them.
The heroes are entangled in the perilous rites of Dionysus with a stranger called Medusa.
After Jason goes looking for his father he ends up being washed up on the shores of a mysterious land full of mythical creatures, soothsaying oracles and palaces. It looks like he has chosen the wrong time to arrive in the fabled realm and soon finds himself at the mercy of a deadly ritual.moreless