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2006, based on the film which received negative reviews. Horowitz has had great success with the series. 2000 in the United Kingdom and in 2001 in the United States. Alex, the main character, is recruited by MI6 after discovering the truth about his uncle’s life and death. Sayle is planning to kill British schoolchildren.
In the end, Alex foils his plan and succeeds in his first mission. MI6 sends Alex to investigate Point Blanc and Alex discovers that Grief is replacing the students with clones of himself, who are plastic surgically resembled as the students, so that Grief can inherit the fortune and have complete power to rule the world. However, Alex foils his plan and succeeds again. Alex is in grave danger of assassination. Suspicious of him, Alex takes Cray on without the help of the sceptical MI6.
Cray releases a state-of-the-art games console called the ‘Gameslayer’. Its first game, ‘Feathered Serpent’, is much more than it seems. It is up to Alex to discover the connection between the pop star, the video game, and the bombing of his vacation home. In the end, he will uncover a much larger plot, one involving the US government and the world’s security. Alex got caught spying and was forced into a real life version of ‘Feathered Serpent’ and manages to escape by cheating the way only a real human can unlike an avatar.
He leaves Damian Cray’s mansion but not before stealing a vital piece of equipment that Damian needs to make his plan work. He is then forced to give it up because Damian had kidnapped Sabina who is his love interest. He is soon recruited by Scorpia and trains as an assassin where he discovers that he will assassinate Mrs Jones. He fails in this mission, but then is turned back onto MI6’s side and returns to scorpia a double agent. He discovers their plot to kill British school children and foils it.
He investigates Nikolei Drevin who builds a hotel in outer space called “Ark Angel”. Drevin secretly tries to destroy Washington D. Pentagon, hoping to destroy files on him that the US have acquired. Alex must fight for his life in this novel. Alex recruited by ASIS, Australia’s secret service, to infiltrate a Snakehead organization by posing as an Afghan refugee. Scorpia for the second time. He learns that Ash was actually working with Scorpia and the main antagonist of the novell and then escapes from the trap.
MI6 coerces Alex into spying on activities at a GM crop plant during a school trip. Scorpia’s plan includes the laying of a false trail to Cairo and blackmailing MI6 into returning the Marbles. MI6 falls for the trap and Alex is sent to Cairo, where he is dismayed to find that Scorpia has been pulling the strings all along. Alex is captured by Scorpia and manages to help his long time friend and carer Jack escape. Scorpia anticipated this and laid a trap for Jack.
Alex is destroyed by the news she is killed. The book ends when Alex escapes and moves to America with Sabina’s family. It is heavily implied he is changed forever and will never go back to his spy life. It serves as a prequel to the series and describes the life of Yassen Gregorovich, unlike the other books in the series which centre mainly on Alex Rider.
June 2017 with a US release in October 2017. Alex is left traumatised from the death of his caregiver and close friend, Jack Starbright. After being given a glimmer of hope about her survival, Alex is thrust into the horrors of his past in a battle to recover his friend from the dead. Along the way, he must encounter new foes who are nothing like anyone he has battled before. Anthony Horowitz in May 2017. Adapted as a graphic novel, released 3 July 2006.