Magnus Chase has seen his share of trouble, but a trip to the forest of Asgard is sure to be nothing less than epic. Thor’s hammer has been stolen, and Magnus’ crush Hearthstone must help him find it, along with his two friends, Alex Fierro and Blitzen. But saving Midgard from imminent danger is the least of their worries: one will betray the others, one will die, and everything they know will change. The adventure will be all-new as our heroes travel through worlds unknown on a journey that will lead them farther than they’ve ever imagined possible in this New York Times bestseller.
Scoring the Hammer of Thor would be a dream for most teens. But for Magnus Chase, it means proving his worth as a member of the band of heroes known as the Norsemen. And that’s no easy task. The hammer’s previous owner was his father, but Dad has been missing since before Magnus was born. So while rescuing an innocent from certain death may not be his highest priority, the story behind it might reveal what this world has always been missing: Parental guidance.
When Kate discovers the Hammer of Thor, an ancient weapon that is missing its target, she realizes it’s up to her to make sure it’s reunited with its rightful owner. But that isn’t easy when you are known as a world-class thief, and the hammer’s guardian wants it back. Can Kate find a way to restore peace to both worlds before the hammer falls into the wrong hands?
This bundle includes an exciting, new reading adventure adapted from Rick Riordan’s bestselling Norse mythology-inspired novels: The Sword of Summer and The Hammer of Thor. Follow Magnus Chase in his quest to find the fabled sword and prevent the world’s end.
About Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Book
Thor’s hammer is missing again. The thunder god has a disturbing habit of misplacing his weapon – the mightiest force in the Nine Worlds. But this time, the hammer isn’t just lost; it has fallen into enemy hands. If Magnus Chase and his friends can’t retrieve the hammer quickly, the mortal world will be defenseless against an onslaught of giants. Ragnarok will begin. The Nine Worlds will burn. Unfortunately, the only person who can broker a deal for the hammer’s return is the gods’ worst enemy, Loki, whose price he wants is very high.
The Hammer of Thor is an American young-adult fantasy novel based on Norse mythology written by Rick Riordan. It was published on October 4, 2016.
The book opens six weeks after the close of the preceding novel, The Sword of Summer.
Magnus Chase meets with Samirah “Sam” al-Abbas and Otis, one of the god Thor’s two goats, who inform the heroes Thor’s hammer is still missing.
The jötnar are beginning to suspect Thor does not have his weapon to defend Midgard and plan to invade. On Otis’s advice, Sam and Magnus visit a Norse barrow in Provincetown. Magnus returns to Hotel Valhalla to rest and prepare, where he meets Alex Fierro, Sam’s newest einherji recruit and a genderfluid child of Loki. While in Valhalla, Magnus dreams of Loki manipulating his uncle Randolph.