you think you are much smarter than you really are.
You guess all the twists, turns, and surprises.
You foresee the ending.
You know it all.
But you shouldn't think you are smart.
These books are written for someone half your age.
When you remember that, you start to feel a little less than brilliant.
And then, a fairly obvious twist catches you unaware.
In a book written for an audience that probably hasn't passed puberty.
Face meets palm and brain-ego deflates.
Oh, how the high and mighty accountant has fallen!
To make it all the worse, the book cover looks like this:
|The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan.|