What is the climax in The Egypt Game?
The climax of a story occurs when the central conflict and related tension are at their peak. The climax is also the turning point when the story moves from the rising actions into the falling actions. In The Egypt Game, the climax of the story occurs when Marshall and April are attacked by the murderer that has been plaguing the neighborhood. The Professor sees the attack, he calls out for help, and April is able to get away from the attacker. From this point forward, the story moves into the falling actions. Marshall is able to inform the police about the attacker, and the police are finally able to track down and capture the bad guy. The Professor's name is cleared, and safety is restored to the neighborhood. The book then ends with everybody celebrating Christmas together, and the Professor giving each of the children a gate key.
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