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Percy Jackson is the main character in Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians series and the sequel series', The Heroes of Olympus and The Trials of Apollo.

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Does Leo finally come back for Calypso?

He promised her that he would come back for her. Did he actually come back? Leo promised Calypso he would come back for her, but did he actually return to take Calypso home?
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How can demigods exist if the gods don't have DNA?

Every person has DNA containing 46 chromosomes, 23 each from the mother and father. If there's a significant fault in the DNA the embryo simply won't be viable. How then, if the gods don't have DNA ...
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Would mortals in the Percy Jackson universe be able to defeat monsters with their weaponry and knowledge, if they could see through the Mist?

If the normal humans in the Percy Jackson universe could look through the Mist, would they be able to defeat or control the monsters with the knowledge and weaponry they have? Monsters can be ...
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Relation of Percy Jackson universe and Rick Riordan imprint

Rick Riordan now has an imprint with Disney-Hyperion for mythology stories like his Percy Jackson books. One already came out - Aruh Shah and the End of Time. Are these books set in the Percy Jackson ...
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Can Percy Jackson see under deep water?

I know that after 1000 meters there is no light under the sea. Could Percy Jackson see in the dark, if he was under the water?
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What are the ways by which a demigod can be elevated to a God?

At the end of The Last Olympian ,we see that Zeus offers godhood to Percy Jackson, and he rejects it, in favour of another wish. Can a demigod achieve godhood by other means? For instance, could Percy ...
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What would you call the child of a god and a demigod?

So if the child of a god and mortal is a demigod, and the children of demigods are called legacies (or demigods), then what would the child of a god and demigod be called? They would be three quarter ...
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Why couldn't demigods in Percy Jackson use guns? [duplicate]

In Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse, Annabeth’s dad, Dr. Chase comes in at the end of his book and uses a machine gun on his Sopwith Camel, along with some celestial bronze bullets he created in ...
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What does the Percy Jackson film rights cover?

20th Century Fox (err, soon to be Disney) owns the movie rights to the Percy Jackson book series, by Rick Riordan. But there are several other series' set in the world of Percy Jackson - such as The ...
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How does Grover use styrofoam hoof covering?

In the Percy Jackson series, Grover the satyr, is said to be using Styrofoam covering on his hoofs to blend with humans. But scientists have found that a kind of worms called "mealworms" or (Tenebrio ...
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Why was Nico at the Senate meetings?

In The Son of Neptune, we see that Nico di Angelo, as the 'Ambassador of Pluto', joins in the Senate's meetings: Reyna and Octavian led the procession of senators out of camp, with Reyna's metal ...
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Does this line in “The Blood of Olympus” imply something about “The Trials of Apollo”?

In the last book of The Heroes of Olympus, The Blood of Olympus, just after Nico sends Bryce into the underworld and collapses, Nico has a dream wherein he sees Ella the harpy saying: "Cheese is ...
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Did Luke Castellan make it to Elysium as Annabeth said he would?

Because, you know, Luke was evil, and Hazel says that the judges pull the thoughts from your head and all that. I'm not sure if Luke did enough good to get to Elysium. Did Luke Castellan make it to ...
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Why didn't the Mist obscure the water grabbing Nancy Bobofit?

In the first chapter of Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lighting Thief, Percy unwittingly uses the water to grab Nancy Bobofit: I don't remember touching her, but the next thing I knew, Nancy ...
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Elysium vs Valhalla

In the Magnus Chase books there is a connection between the universes of Percy Jackson and Magnus Chase. In fact, Percy will make an appearance in the next book. Valhalla This is a place where ...
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Why isn't Percy more powerful than this character in The Mark of Athena?

Why is it, that in The Mark of Athena, Isn't Poseidon the God of ALL sea and water?
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If Frank Zhang shapeshifts into a swarm of bees, does he control all bees as a whole or each one separately?

Frank Zhang has a unique legacy ability from Poseidon, through Periclymenus, to shapeshift into any animal he wants. He had once turned into a swarm of bees. It's been intriguing about how he can ...
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If Hazel is so cheerful and bright all the time, does this mean that Pluto has a cheerful side to him?

We know Pluto (Hades) as the Lord of the Underworld and Riches. He has a rather bitter personality and I find him rather "pessimistic", seeing the darker side of everything. Nico di Angelo appears to ...
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Does Hazel's power mean she can manipulate locks?

Hazel's power is to control metal, so does that mean she can manipulate locks that are made out if metal? Also is it possible for her to move entire buildings made out of metal?
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Can Percy Jackson control the human body?

Can Percy Jackson control the human body because of his power over water and the level of water in the body? On a related topic, what effect would that have on the brain?
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Why didn't Percy's sword return to his pocket at the Gateway Arch in The Lightning Thief?

In the chapter "I Plunge to my Death", while Percy is fighting Echidna and her Chimera, his sword falls from his hand into the water and doesn't return to his pocket. My whole leg was on fire. I ...
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Why was Calypso still trapped on Ogygia?

In "Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian", at the end of the Second Titan War, Percy had the Gods promise to release the peaceful titans, but we later find out that Calypso was still trapped on her ...
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Why can't Satyrs find Roman Demigods?

Satyrs have the abilty to smell Demigods and Monsters alike. Satyrs are also tasked out by Camp Half Blood to go out in the world and find Half Blood Children. They may be discouraged to search in the ...
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Why are most of the demigods in Percy Jackson ADHD and dyslexic?

As many of you Percy Jackson fans know, the demigods can have ADHD and dyslexia. and a lot of them do. Can you explain why this is the case please? This is what bugs me the most.
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The Duat, tartarus and the mist

In the Kane Chronicles while trying to dissuade Carter Kane from resurrecting Ra, the sun god, Horus says: I am showing you this place in a way you can understand. If you were here in person you ...
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ADHD in the Percy Jackson universe

I've seen the films but haven't read any of the books. Did Percy Jackson get treated for ADHD prior to his finding out about himself being a demigod? If so how? If not why? How do Percy Jackson and ...
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Why are Thalia, Jason, Nico, and Hazel allowed to swim?

Recently, as I reread Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief (for the billionth time), something occurred to me. Percy Jackson is clearly banned from flying because of the rivalry between Zeus and ...
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Why didn't anyone age at the Lotus Casino?

In Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief, Team Percy is lured into the Lotus Casino and never wants to leave due to the effects of the "drugs" in the lotus flower snacks. When they finally escape, only a ...
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How did Hades enter camp half blood?

In Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Percy is narrating that Camp Half Blood is the only safe haven for 'our kind', see 1:20: But in Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief we see Hades enter the camp and ...
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How could this be the first time Percy Jackson learned he could do this?

Be able to healed by water When Percy Jackson is in Camp Half-Blood he is role-playing a battle against another team as a training exercise. Just as he is about to get to the final goal he gets into ...
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In Percy Jackson and The Titan's Curse, how can Percy fly?

Having listened to most of the audio book of Percy Jackson and The Titan's Curse, I just realised something... How can Percy fly on Blackjack the pegasus without being struck down by Zeus who ...
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Could Percy have drowned if he didn't know he was a demigod?

Hypothesis - Before Percy found out he was a demigod ("ignorant-Percy") he could not breathe underwater and would have drowned in an emergency. One of the instances of an irrational fear crippling a ...
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What order should the books in the Percy Jackson universe be read in?

There are several dozen novels, short stories and other works set in the same world as Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians. Many of them aren't released chronologically in relation to each ...
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What happened to the other personalities of the Greek Gods in Percy Jackson?

In the universe that Rick Riordan created he includes Greek gods, Egyptian gods, Viking gods, and Roman gods. As we find out in The Heroes of Olympus series, the Roman gods are only varied ...
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Could the Olympians use modern celestial weapons?

Instead of using short range celestial bronze (CB) weapons like swords and arrows why not make advanced weapons like machine guns or grenades with CB shrapnel in it?
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Does Leo Valdez ever come back in Percy Jackson?

Once Leo Valdez reaches Ogygia for the second time, does he ever come back to visit with the other characters, or appear at Camp Half Blood? Neither Percy nor Annabeth mention anything about him in ...
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Does saying a being’s name allow them to spy on you?

In the Percy Jackson universe, it has been stated that names have power, and even saying Kronos’s name makes the room colder. But does saying a being’s name draw its attention, and let them spy on ...
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Can Demigods use non-cellphone Modern Tech?

In the Percy Jackson universe Demigods are unable to use phones as they attract monsters but are they able to use other modern tech like PDAs, Laptops, GPSes, etc...? Are there any in-universe example?...
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How strong / sharp is Celestial Bronze

In the Percy Jackson universe how Strong/Sharp is celestial bronze compared to mortal weapons? And is there a in universe example?
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Does time pass for King Midas' victims?

When Piper Mclean was turned to gold in The Lost Hero, it is said that she had a dream. This would imply that it is like being asleep, therefore time passes. However, King Midas had victims from ...
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Wasn't Percy 5 days short of his 16th birthday on Doomsday?

Doomsday, as told in The Last Olympian, ends up taking place exactly on Percy's birthday (whatever that is, i don't have the books in front of me). However, due to the 5 days lost in the Lotus Casino ...
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Why is the ancient land so much more dangerous than America?

In the Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan, the ancient lands (Rome and Greece) are a lot more dangerous than America. I would think that the monsters from the ancient lands would have moved ...
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Which specific Ancient Greek myths/sources are Percy Jackson books based on?

The Percy Jackson books heavily re-tell/paraphrase/rely on Ancient Greek myths. If one makes an assumption that it's best to read the original myth before the Percy Jackson text using it, what is the ...
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How do the genetics of demigod powers work?

Do demigod powers get handed down? In Harry Potter, wizarding blood and magical ability is handed down, sometimes even if a wizard marries a Muggle (I was about to say mortal :) ) Magic can skip a ...
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What term would be used to describe the child of two demigods?

So a child of a god and mortal is a demigod. What would a child of two demigods be? Would that be a quarter-god? What about a child of a demigod and a mortal?
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In Percy Jackson's universe, are any Cyclopes NOT children of Poseidon?

When Tyson gets into Camp Half-Blood, he isn't "claimed" by anyone and is supposed to be bunked in Hermes Cabin, until Poseidon shows a trident sign above his head. Yet, the rest of the books seems ...
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How does Cupid's arrow affect the storyline?

When Nico and Jason meet Cupid in Croatia, he shot Nico with an arrow. What happened then? I mean, How did the arrow change anything?
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Is Percy Jackson and Sea of Monsters movie is more faithful to the first movie or to the corresponding book?

Having been listening to the first book, and seeing how VASTLY different it is from the movie, I decided that I'm going to treat the movies as a separate entity from the books. And that got me to ...
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How could there be lightning if it was stolen?

I'm currently listening to Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. There's a scene where Percy is being chased to Camp Half-Blood. And during this, there is a storm raging. Thunder, lightning, etc. But ...
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How can the gods break their oath and have children?

In the Percy Jackson series, the “big three” (Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades) swear an oath on the river Styx never to have children. However, Zeus and Poseidon both violate that oath. How is that ...