Deadly Descendant (Nikki Glass, Book 2) by Jenna Black

By Jenna Black

An historical evil is unleashed within the smooth world— until one fearless P.I. can hunt it down. . . . Nikki Glass, Immortal Huntress, returns during this new novel within the acclaimed sequence through Jenna Black.

As a residing descendant of Artemis the Huntress, inner most investigator Nikki Glass understands find out how to music an individual down. but if an Oracle exhibits up, caution the Descendants approximately wild puppy assaults in Washington, D.C., Nikki is afraid it'd be a seize. The Olympians think the “dogs” are particularly jackals, managed by means of a blood-crazed descendant of the Egyptian death-god Anubis. no matter what. . . . If Nikki hopes to muzzle Dogboy, she’s acquired to capture him within the act. but if she stakes out an area cemetery, she finally ends up face-to-snout with a snarling pack of shadow-jackals whose chew is worse than their bark. those hellhounds are deadly—even for an immortal like Nikki. “Dog” spelled backward could be “god,” yet that won’t cease Nikki from instructing those outdated gods a few new tips. Like taking part in useless.

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That king is there who is named Gylfi. ” Odin settles in Sigtúnir (modern Sigtuna, on Lake Mälaren south of Uppsala) and establishes his sons Sæming as king of Norway and Yngvi as king of Sweden after him. , áss) etymologically has nothing to do with Asia, the derivation of the æsir from Asia-men completed the euhemeristic process. Snorri tells us who the historical figures were who were deified by his ancestors, and he alleviates somewhat the peripheral northern location of Scandinavia by associating it with the ancient center of the world.

It was probably inevitable that with such an ambitious project covering so much territory, there would errors at the most specialized level, and in Norse mythology, as in other areas, part of the initial reaction was to point these out. Other critics noted that a tripartite division of the sort Dumézil proposed was relatively common and therefore might have little explanatory power. In medieval Christian Europe, for example, the theory of society involved a division into priest, warriors, and laborers, and that could hardly be an Indo-European inheritance.

Other critics noted that a tripartite division of the sort Dumézil proposed was relatively common and therefore might have little explanatory power. In medieval Christian Europe, for example, the theory of society involved a division into priest, warriors, and laborers, and that could hardly be an Indo-European inheritance. Even so, the Dumézilian apparatus is by now so widespread that every student of an Indo-European mythology must be aware of it. Introduction Dumézil was not the only person in the twentieth century to seek the IndoEuropean background of the mythology of one of the daughter traditions, and many contributions have been made outside his theoretical focus.

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