|"Bes! It's me, Tawaret! Here! "|
|Goddess of Childbirth|
|Goddess of Fertility|
|The Great Female|
|Nickname:||Honeycakes (by Bes)|
|Appears In:||The Throne of Fire, The Serpent's Shadow|
Tawaret, is the Egyptian goddess of childbirth and fertility. The name "Tawaret", translates to "she who is great".
- Throughout the The Throne of Fire, Tawaret helps Bes, Carter, and Sadie find the sun god, Ra, while they are in Sunny Acres retirement home for gods. She appears later in the book acting as Bes's nurse. She is rather hostile towards Bast, blaming her for Bes's condition.
- When Walt/Anubis calls for reinforcements for the Kanes and Zia, Tawaret arrives with the gods from her retirement home, including the restored Bes, to battle an army of demons and saves the group. She then helps them reach Ra's boat and participates in the battle against Apophis. After Apophis is destroyed and the gods are ordered to retreat from the world, she says her goodbyes, making peace with Bast and starts a relationship with Bes.
According to Bes, Tawaret is "too kind". Tawaret is generally good-natured, however she can be 'very scary' when she wants to be, even frightening Bes (though this may be because he simply did not want to see her.)
Tawaret has the appearance of a Humanoid grayish-purplish hippo with the build of a 9-month pregnant woman. She wears a nurse coat and hat.
Powers and Abilities
Tawaret's powers have yet to be seen. However Tawaret is very skilled in fighting (enough to scare Bast) as seen in The Serpent's Shadow.
Bes: Tawaret seems to be attracted to Bes, though Bes does not seem to return her affections at first. She cares for him greatly, as seen in the end of the second book when she is caring for him after Khonsu ate his ren.
Tawaret once saved him in Russia, and Bes is embarrassed because of this, though Tawaret doesn't seem to care. At the end of the third book, Bes finally returns her feelings, and he even considers raising "dwarf-hippo children" together.
Bast: Tawaret is shown to be rather hostile to Bast, though this may be because she is jealous of the fact that Bes is in love with Bast. At the end of The Serpent's Shadow, they make up.
She gaurds mothers and their newborn children fiercely. Despite being implied not to be pregnant in the books, in mythology she is, indeed, pregnant. She is actually usually portrayed as being part hippo (head), part crocodile (back), and part lion (paws). She, like many ancient Egyptian Gods, is also considered a demon of sorts.
|v • d • e Kane Chronicles|
|Core Series||The Red Pyramid • The Throne of Fire • The Serpent's Shadow|
|Crossovers||The Son of Sobek • The Staff of Serapis|
|Main Characters||Carter Kane • Sadie Kane|
|Major Characters||Ra • Anubis • Apophis • Bast • Bes • Horus • Isis • Zia Rashid • Set • Walt Stone|
|Other Characters||Michel Desjardins • Geb • Iskandar • Jaz • Amos Kane • Julius Kane • Ruby Kane • Khufu • Nephthys • Nut • Osiris • Thoth • Percy Jackson • Annabeth Chase • List of Characters|
|Locations||Brooklyn House • Duat • The Egyptian Queen • List of Locations|
|Other||House of Life • Magic • Magician • Kane Family • List of Terms • Rick Riordan • Survival Guide|