Dreamless (Awakening, Book 2) by Josephine Angelini

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By Josephine Angelini

StarHearts, as enthusiasts of Josephine Angelini name themselves, will not sleep all evening analyzing Dreamless, the second one booklet within the bestselling Starcrossed sequence. The saga mixes mythology, romance, motion, and intrigue in a very unique way.

Dreamless keeps the tale of Helen Hamilton, a shy lady residing on Nantucket Island whose hope for a standard existence used to be thwarted while she stumbled on she is a Scion, a descendant of a Greek god and a mortal. every one Scion has an influence, and Helen's is the facility to trip to Hades.

Helen is set to exploit her expertise to prevent a warfare among the gods and alter her future, that is to stay a lifestyles patterned after that of the tragic Helen of Troy. yet her quest may cost a little her Lucas Delios, the boy she loves.

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Oh, I almost forgot. There’s something I’m supposed to give you. It’s a helmet of invisibility. She dons the helmet and disappears. The helmet pings into your inventory. 48 Bees TEMPLE WITH OLIVE TREE. You come upon a beehive in the trunk of a hollow tree. The bees are buzzing and flying around. Bees played a vital role in the everyday world of the ancient Greeks. Honey was the sweetener that made all manner of otherwise unpalatable food and drink fit for human consumption. Wine was often flavored with honey to take the edge off inferior grapes, while honey was added to a porridge of barley to elevate it from staple to treat.

But something’s amiss. When I was younger, my ambition knew no bounds. Prophesied to lose my kingdom, I abandoned my own grandchild. But then I grew weary and longed for an heir. An oracle said to bury my most prized possessions. One day a hero would appear. He’d know the royal symbol, and he’d be carrying my sword. So here you are, as foretold… But you lack the sword. If you remove the sword from your inventory and click it on the King, he takes it from your hand and looks carefully at the hilt.

The royal insignia! This is indeed a happy day! 41 But his features lose their animation as a nagging memory crosses his mind. KING May the gods forgive my selfishness for wishing you to be my own flesh and blood. He hands you back the sword. KING But of course that’s just a dream. He freezes in a posture of dejection. When you give him the ring from your inventory—the one that Chiron said was “in your blanket when I found you” (page 11)—he looks at it joyously. KING (exulting) Child of my child!

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