Beasts of Olympus: Hound of Hades

Publisher: Piccadilly Press

Demon, son of Pan, is now installed as Official Beastkeeper to the Gods. In this entertaining and daring escapade, set in Ancient Greece, he faces further virtually impossible and terrifying tasks.

Hades, Lord of the Underworld, arrives in a chariot drawn by two humungous fire-breathing dragons which Demon has to look after. Charming the beasts with Pan's pipes and feeding them leftovers from the gods' feast, he completes the task.  Impressed, Hades summons him to the Underworld to cure his three-headed dog Cerberus whose earth-shattering sneezes are threatening to liberate the hundred-armed monsters of Tartarus …To cure Cerberus, Demon has to find ingredients ranging from a hero's toenail to a Cauldron of Healing. And he only has one day…

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