Artemis Fowl The story of Artemis Fowl spans several years. Beginning when he was 12 and ending when he was 17. These two points in his life reveal two very different people. 12 was a cold and conniving criminal mastermind, a child willing to do anything to reclaim his family fortune. 17 is a warm hearted genius towards his family and friends and is willing to do an hin to rotect them The series is, argIIably, about Artemis' radual change from villain to the Fairy fPeople to their greatest hero. He goes rom kidnapping an elf to traveling through time and dimensions with her.