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equinox
used in The Throne of Fire

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Definition
informally:  either of the two days a year when the length of day and night are most equal

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formally:  the exact moments when the earth's axis is parallel to the Sun
  • "The spring equinox," Bast explained.
    Chapter 4 (40% in)
  • In fact, it's our only chance until the fall equinox, six months from now.
    Chapter 4 (41% in)
  • "Because unfortunately," Amos added, "the equinox is also the perfect time for Apophis to escape his prison and invade the mortal world.
    Chapter 4 (41% in)
  • At breakfast, you said Apophis would escape from his prison on the equinox.
    Chapter 4 (91% in)
  • On the equinox, the bonds will weaken enough for the Serpent to break free at last.
    Chapter 5 (28% in)
  • By the equinox, he will rise.
    Chapter 10 (65% in)
  • Despite our looming deadline—as of tomorrow, only two more days until the equinox and the end of the world—Bes insisted we rest until the following morning.
    Chapter 12 (65% in)
  • The equinox starts the day after tomorrow at sunset.
    Chapter 12 (92% in)
  • You'll have to be back with Ra at dawn on the equinox—"
    Chapter 12 (93% in)
  • Even if everything goes perfectly, that'll leave you about twelve hours to put together the Book of Ra and use it before the eve of the equinox.
    Chapter 12 (99% in)
  • And twenty-four hours from now, the next time the sun went down, the equinox would begin.
    Chapter 13 (70% in)
  • The equinox starts tomorrow at sunset, and Apophis will break out of his prison.
    Chapter 14 (60% in)
  • I'll have to take a long detour to get back safely, and since the equinox starts tomorrow at sunset, the timing is going to be tight.
    Chapter 15 (51% in)
  • At any rate, the equinox begins tomorrow at sunset, as I said.
    Chapter 15 (58% in)
  • The equinox, kid.
    Chapter 18 (25% in)
  • So now you know what really happened on the equinox, how the old Chief Lector died, and how Amos took his place.
    Chapter 24 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "equinox" in The Throne of Fire.

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