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Minos' health continues to fade as Pasiphae's scheming reaches its zenith. She sentences Ariadne to a gruesome execution not even the worst of enemies would deserve. Now that the court's loyalty is with the queen, Jason is Ariadne's last hope. He will need all the help he can get if he and his friends are to save her life. Fortunately, there are a few in Atlantis who remain loyal to the king...
As the series reaches a thrilling climax, the battle lines are drawn in Atlantis once and for all. But just as the odds seem stacked against Jason, a shocking revelation is made that exposes the past and changes the course of the future forever.
Jason is reminded of his promise to Circe and her grim warning should he fail to honour their pact. With her threat hanging over him, he has no choice but to act - he must kill the queen. Infiltrating the palace will not only be mortally dangerous but also nigh on impossible.
The heroes set out under the cover of night, but soon Jason's intentions start to unravel. As the alarm is raised, it will take more than just courage and chemistry to save his life - he needs the help of someone on the inside.
Penniless and starving, Jason cannot believe his luck when he stumbles across an abandoned feast. Temptation proves too much and he helps himself to the bounty, savouring his first proper meal in days... But it soon becomes clear that Jason's gluttony has come at a price as he begins to exhibit some seriously strange behaviour. As things spiral out of control, it falls to Hercules and Pythagoras to save their friend before Heptarian and the palace guards bring his exertions to heel for good.moreless
After the tragic events surrounding Medusa's disappearance, the boys pay a visit to the inventor Daedalus, whose genius offers hope of a cure. But, unwilling to wait for answers, Hercules acts on information from the unscrupulous Crios and sets off in search of his lost love. His decision soon sees the boys literally running for their lives as they become the prey in a brutal manhunt. With hopes of an escape fading fast, their courage is tested to its limit, until a lifeline comes from an unexpected source.moreless
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.moreless
The heroes are entangled in the perilous rites of Dionysus with a stranger called Medusa.