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Questions tagged [the-heroes-of-olympus]

For questions about "The Heroes of Olympus" a spin-off series of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, by Rick Riordan. It focuses on Greek and Roman mythology.

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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 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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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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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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Is there a mythological basis of healing petrification by running water?

In the The Heroes of Olympus series, book 1: The Lost Hero, we see petrification (being turned to gold) being healed by running water. This is referenced again later in the recently released book in ...
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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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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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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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How did Leo Valdez die?

Towards the end of The Blood of Olympus Leo Valdez, Jason Grace, and Piper Mclean with he help of Festus trap Gaia in the sky. Jason and Piper then drop back to the ground while Leo uses his powers to ...
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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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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?