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Rosie is the pet dog of Zane Obispo in the Storm Runner Trilogy under Rick Riordan Presents. After dying from Demon Runner poison, she was resurrected as a Hellhound and continues to act as his companion.


Rosie was found by Zane in the desert when he was nine or ten. He begged his mother to keep her and she agreed. The son of Hurakan worked for his neighbors to earn money to buy food for her.

Storm Runner Trilogy

The Storm Runner

Rosie is with Zane in his room and goes out to the Beast a close by volcano. She begins to act skittish end urges him to leave. Soon a craft crashes into the volcano’s crater and he falls off. She finds Zane and his mother. Later she runs off into the desert and Zane catches her. They see the creature, but it vanishes when Mrs. Obispo arrives. She spends the night with Zane. She accompanies Zane to the shuttle and pleads with him not to go.

When Zane takes Brooks to the volcano, she charges at her. After she clams down she goes with Zane and Brooks to the volcano and warms up to the Nawal. Soon after entering the cave they find a Demon Runner and it attacks them. She goes for its throat as it starts to ooze poison. She is throw against the wall when it rips her off. Zane cradles her as she dies in his arms and goes to the afterlife. Zane vows to defeat Ah-Puch and save Rosie from the underworld.

When Zane is in the Old World, she is summoned by Ixtab to attack Ah-Puch, she looks like she recognizes Zane. When Ah-Puch convinces the gods to let Zane fight him, she breaths fire at him. When Zane goes to the Empty to fight Ah-Puch, she sniffs him and convinces the gods he has died. When in Xib’alb’a, she comes to Zane and recognizes him and she lets him pet her. When they reach Isla Holbox, Ixtab allows her to stay with Zane. She greets his mother and Hondo, and Brooks when she arrives. She and Zane later play in the surf.

The Fire Keeper

Six months after Zane defeated Ah-Puch, she attacks a messenger bird that Jazz sent Zane and Brooks about the current location of Hurakan, trying to eat it and jumping and spitting fire from her ies to down it. She returns and Zane pets her, the son of Hurakan feels guilty for turning her into a hellhound, something he thinks Rosie hates him for.

Later that night she barks when a girl rows to shore but soon acts friendly. When the girl reaches shore she trips and hits her head. Rosie heals her and the girl recognizes who she is and scratches her belly playfully. She then retreats into the wilderness and returns with a log and lights it on fire to warm the girl, who introduces herself as Ren Santiago. When Ren falls asleep a creative comes out of her boat and Rosie readies herself for a fight. She and Zane fight off the shadow monsters and are joined by Brooks until Ren wakes up and banishes them. She stands guard over the girl‘s castia and snores loudly.

The following morning she and Brooks rush to Ms. Cab’s castia to find Zane in distress and Brooks has her incinerate the Nik'wachinel. However she is revealed to be a Mud Person and they find the real Ms. Cab and Ren tied up in the kitchen. As they leave she sticks close to Ren and silently begs Zane to let Hondo join them.

As they hike she reluctantly takes Zane’s note for his mother to Ms. Cab and asks her to carry a zoned out Ren when she returns. When they reach the entrance Rosie opens the door and lights their way. She senses something in a dead end and has Zane open it, revealing a snowy landscape. All but Ren enters and she melt the ice when Hondo accidentally triggers her. When they fall into an icy tornado and she grows a pair of bat wings and flys. They four end up in a small icy cavern filled with eyes. They are soon joined by Ren, who took an elevator down, and Quinn, who says the entrance is for Zane and Rosie only. The nawal reluctantly agrees to get them out of Xib’alb’a. When they are taken to Clementino to have the livin in the group sanitized and given new clot to hide their sent, she waits for them to finish before the group sets out.

Quinn sends her ahead to look for possible threats and helps them when winged Demon Runners attack the group. They are then brought before Ixtab and the queen of Xib’alb’a joyously greets Rosie and offers her a snake head. When Zane accepts Ixtab’s offer of a temporary death, she appears to him along with the goddess. She is disturbed by the battle but Hondo comforts her. After Ixtab leaves Quinn in charge of Zane‘s Death Ceremony, she goes with them and dives into a waterfall when told.

They end up in a wedding reception in San Miguel de Allende and she and Hondo split off to get churros. They cross a church and end up at El Grito, the home of Fausto, the dark magical who will perform Zane’s death ceremony. She rests under a tree while the others talk with Fausto.

After the death ceremony she growls at Zane and backs away from him. Early the following morning she catches Zane sneaking out but soon warms to him. After Ren’s shadows attack them she fights back. She and Zane struggle to defeat them until Ren wakes up and banishes it. When Ah-Puch suddenly appears she hides but guards Zane when he notices the son of Hurakan. Ah-Puch also revea he led Ixtab to her, resulting in her becoming a hellhound. When Ren pleads with Zane to accept Ah-Puch’s offer, she joins in.

She begs to go with them but Zane tells her not to. They leave through a gateway at dawn and she goes through when Brooks sees them. They arrive in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur at nightfall and AhxOuch tells them to run when he smells something coming at them. They head to the docks and Ah-Puch steals a boat. She senses danger as a cloud approaches that turned into a colony of bats. She struggles for a little while incinerating them. After disposing of the bodys, they head back to shore. As the others take a cab she runs along side it and they reach a five-star hotel and stay in a luxury villa. After dinner she and Zane go to a fire and he asks it where the Fire Keeper is. After he finds a location called El Arco, she begs to go with him but Zane refuses. The following morning they are under siege by bats and hotel security. As guards break down the door, she carries the others away bu are cornered by more guards and a helicopter on a cliff. She distracts the guards by revealing her true form as the others escape to New Mexico. After the others jump off a cliff she joins them and they end up by the replica of The Beast. She soon finds a demon destroying flashlight and a puddle of Hondo‘s blood and howls in sadness.

After Zane triggers a trap they track him down and free the godborns with her healing Hondo. As they escape, Marco throws a hammer at the bat god and wakes him up. When Ah-Puch teams up wi the bat god and reveals their plan to use Hurakan and the godborns to resurrect the Mexica Gods and creative a world order where the twins are in charge. She, Zane and Hondo take on the bat god while the godborns hide. As a repowered Ah-Puch fights Camazotz, they escape through a gateway to an unknown jungle and she takes Zane and Ren to save Hurakan.

They reach a pyramid surrounded by sobernaturals and see Hurakan chaired up at the top wi various gods. Ren masks them with shadows and, when Jazz sees them, makes them look like his shadow. However when Chaac says “dead god”, she goes into attack mode and Zane absorbs her fire. She helps out in fighting the twins and stands with Hondo, Jazz and the godborns. When they go to Xib’alb’a, she plays fetch with Hondo with a giant bone as zane talks with the gods.

Later that day as she and Zane go for a walk on the island they see Brooks, who informs them tha she will be leaving to care for her father. As Brooks and Zane are about to kiss, she interrupts wanting to play fetch and the son of Hurakan agrees by throwing a fireball into the Caribbean Sea and she chases after it.

The Shadow Crosser

Rosie is seen in the background of a call Hondo and Ren make to Zane as he is looking for godborns. Later Zane calls for her help in healing Brooks when he returns and lays down as the others convince Adrik and Alana to join them. She sleeps with Zane outside and briefly wakes up when Quinn drags the son of Hurakan to Xib'alb'a.

The following day she goes with the godborns to SHIHOM and whimpers when green mist transports them to another beach. After giant turtles arrive to transport them to SHIHOM, she sniffs one of them and teleports there. After the claiming ceremony, Ixtab pets her and puts a ball of light in her ear as Zane approaches, licks him when she sees him and becomes disturbed when Ren freezes time.

The following morning she greets Zane and Brooks outside the library. She stays close to Ren as they look for information on the twin’s stone. After the twins say it is a key to unlock magical barriers and the others think they will attack SHIHOM, she gets defensive when the roof opens up, but calms down when she sees Itzamna. After the moon god shows them the Ceiba World Tree and explains that the gods were put into a deep sleep, she runs away with Zane going after her. She leads Zane to the home of an earth spirit named Kip. After Zane goes into the Chapat and returns and gets the information on K'iin, a storm breaks out and they return to SHIHOM. When they return to find a food fight breaking out, she goes and gets Hondo. She joins Zane in the library as he looks for information about the Crystal Caves. When they arrive in Montana she goes to Isla Holbox to bring Zane’s mother to the treasure state. When she and Zane’s mother arrived in Montana, she happily greets the son of Hurakan. She watches as Zane reveals the truth to the godborns and they suggest ruling the cosmos in their parent’s place. The following morning she, Zane, Brooks, Ren, Hondo, Adrik, Alana, and Marco go to the barn to go to the Old World. When they arrive she runs around and sniffs the ground before joining Zane, Ren, Brooks, Adrik, and Marco in 1987.

When they arrive Brooks realizes the gods are at the hero twin’s old address and decide to get help from Jazz. Brooks takes them to his old house and he attack them. Zane passes out and she catches him, as the others convince Jazz to sneak them into the twin’s party to find the gods she eats hamburger meat in the backyard. Later that day she joins the others in sneaking on the hero twin’s yacht. She teleports up and sniffs out a painting in a ballroom they enter and emits a blue mist that causes the painting to vanish, revealing Tlaltecuhtli chained in an aquarium with the gods inside her. After the Devourer is freed, she helps Zane fight off Jordan and Bird. After Jordan is hit she drags Zane to the boat and they speed away as the twins give chase, after Adrik erases their memories the realize Marco is gone. They find Marco buried in the sand a go back erasing Jazz’s memories. When they return they see Saqik'oxol with Hondo, who has aged drastically as a result of being the shadow crosser. She licks his face as the sparkstriker explains how the World Tree is under attack and summons her army.

They arrive at Hurakan’s treehouse to find the jungle burning and she sets out to find Ixtab. She meets up with Ren and teenaged versions of Pacific and Ah-Puch before returning to the treehouse. After enemy is defeated she is given the ability to change between a hellhound and her original form. She attends the victory party with Zane.

The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities: New Stories About Mythic Heroes

Cave of Doom

Zane says goodbye to her after he and Brooks decide to investigate Isla Pájaros. After Zane and Brooks get away from the island, she reluctantly fetches Ixtab. After the goddess leaves, she gives Zane a look as if to say what have you done?


In life, Rosie was a medium sized dog with brown fur, dark spots and one white spot on her forehead. She is missing her front right leg.

When she becomes a hellhound, her fur turns black and her eyes turn fiery. She was twice the size of a lion and had long bared fangs, her growls can shake the ground.


Despite missing one of her front legs, Rose loves going on long walks around the sleeping volcano known as The Beast. Rosie is famous for having the appetite of an elephant and wandering headfirst into danger. Loyal to the bone, Rosie will defend Zane against any and all things that would cause him harm.[1]

After becoming a hellhound, Ixtab trained her to attack whenever she hears the word dead and to stop when she hears the word steak. However nine months after that she can control her power on her own, leaving the commands useless.


  • Enhanced Strength: After becoming a hellhound, Rosie’s strength greatly increased, being able to jump twenty-five feet in the air.
  • Fire Vision: After becoming a hellhound, Rosie can now shoot fire from her eyes. She can do this on her own or if she hears the word dead and stops when she hears steak.
  • Vitakinesis: After becoming a hellhound, Rosie gained the power to heal others with her saliva, a rare ability for a hellhound.
  • Teleportation: After becoming a hellhound, Rosie gained the ability to teleport. However she can only teleport herself, but by The Shadow Crosser she can do so outside of the underworld.
  • Flight: After becoming a hellhound, Rosie can grow a pair of bat like wings and fly whenever she is in Xib'alb'a.
  • Form Changing: After Ixkik' and her forces are defeated, she is given the ability to change between hellhound and her original appearance at will.


Zane Obispo

After finding her wondering the desert when the son of Hurakan was ten, the two spent the next three years forming a strong bond. After she became a hellhound, Rosie was able to use this bond to trick the Mayan Gods into thinking Zane was dead, as hellhounds only sniff the dead.

A few months after becoming a hellhound, their relationship was slightly strained due to her having trouble adjusting her new life as a hellhound. However it is quickly fixed by late March.

Hondo Obispo

Rosie greatly loves Hondo as a companion.

Mrs. Obispo

Rosie loves Mrs. Obispo as a companion.


While Rosie was untrusting of the half-nawal at first, she soon got used to Brooks and is currently extremely friendly to her.

Ren Santiago

Rosie is very affectionate with the daughter of pacific, watching over her whenever she had an absence seizure.


Rosie is friendly with the queen of Xib’alb’a, allowing Ixtab to pet her.


  • Jennifer Cervantes based Rosie off of her own dog[2] who passed away on the 30th of January, 2019.[3]


Storm Runner Trilogy
Books: The Storm Runner | The Fire Keeper | The Shadow Crosser
Main Characters: Zane Obispo | Brooks | Rosie | Hondo Obispo | Ren Santiago | Jordan | Bird
Secondary Characters: Mrs. Obispo | Antonia Caballero | Ixtab | Muwan | Quinn | Antonio Marcel De la Vega | Jazz | Louie | Marco | Adrik | Alana
Minor Characters: Mr. Ortiz | Pacific | Saqik'oxol | Abuelo Santiago | Clementino | Itzel | Fausto | Red Queen | Gee | Serena | Sipacna | Kip
Mayan Gods: Ah-Puch | Hurakan | K'ukumatz | Ixkik' | Bakab | Yant'o Triad | Nakon | Ixkakaw | Ixchel | Itzamna | Alom | Camazotz | Chaac | Akan
Mexica Gods: Tlaltecuhtli
Creatures: Demon Runner | Nawal | Alux | Demon | Giant | Hellhound | Mud Person | Ahuizotl
Related Content: Jennifer Cervantes | Shadow Bruja Duology | Rick Riordan Presents