Minotaur Case study

Brenner for help, and overhears a conversation between Mr.. Brenner and his best tried, Grover. The two are discussing Perry’s safety at his school, and when Percy accidentally drops his book and retreats into an empty classroom, he notices that the shadow of the creature searching for him is much larger than either his teacher or his friend. At the end of the school year, Percy attempts to leave for his home when Grover insists on seeing him to his destination.

During the bus ride, the bus breaks down, and as the passengers get off the bus while the driver attempts to fix it, Percy notices three old ladies across the highway that cut a strand of electric blue yarn.

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The duo board the bus once more, and after Grover starts acting weird from witnessing the cutting of the string, Percy ditches him at the bus station and takes a taxi up to his mother’s apartment. His mother, Sally, reveals that the two of them are going to spend time at cabin in Montauk, a beach Percy went to when he was a little boy. The two leave for the cabin, and that night Percy has a strange dream of a horse and an eagle attempting to kill each other while a dark voice from underneath him urges them on. Percy is awoken by the arrival of Grover, who reveals himself to be a satyr (half goat, half man), and a hurricane.

Percy tells Grover and his mother about Mrs.. Odds while his mom races them to Camp Half-Blood, a safe haven for demigods like Percy.

While heading to the camp, the storm continues to rampage, and they are attacked by the Minotaur, a monster that is half man, half bull also known as “Aphasia’s son. ” While the Minotaur is, at first, unable to catch up to the trio, a blast of lightning knocks the car they are traveling off the road, knocking out Grover in the process. Perry’s mother and Percy make it out of the car and start carrying Grover to the border of Camp Half- Blood as the Minotaur destroys the car.

Eventually they reach the border, but Sally is unable to cross and is taken by the Minotaur. She turns into a shimmer of gold and is believed to be dead. Fueled by his anger, Percy manages to break one of the Minotaur’s horns off and kill the beast with it Just before passing out from exhaustion.

When he wakes, he finds himself at Camp Half-Blood. He sees his former Latin teacher, Mr.

. Brenner, who turns out to be Choirs (a centaur), along with Enabled Chase (Daughter of Athena). Percy is soon claimed by his Olympian parent, Poseidon(God of the Sea). But Poseidon only claims him because Percy was accused f stealing Zeus’ master lighting bolt. Although Percy insists that he didn’t do it, Zeus (King Of The Gods and Lord of the Sky) doesn’t believe him. If Percy doesn’t prove Zeus wrong, there will be another civil war between the gods.

Percy, Enabled, and Grover are given a quest to retrieve Zeus’ stolen lightning bolt as Zeus believes Percy stole it.

After they get the quest, the trio initially believes Hades (God Of rhea Underworld) to be the thief, and they travel across the United States to Los Angels, the entrance to the Underworld, while facing numerous mythological monsters, including Medusa, Echidna, and the Furies. The trio come face to face with Hades, who accidentally reveals that his Helm of Darkness has also been stolen. The three then escape the Underworld, and Percy fights Ares (God Of War) and retrieves the stolen items. In the end, they learn the real thief was Luke Castellated (Son of Hermes), a camper who’d befriended Percy when he first arrived at Camp Half- 30th. Luke stole the bolt to allow Kronor (the king of the Titans, the Titan Lord, or the Lord of Time) the chance to rise again.

In the end, Luke tries to kill Percy by releasing deadly scorpions on him while they are in the woods. The book was adapted into a elm by Chris Columbus and 20th Century Fox, under the title Percy Jackson & Olympian: The Lightning Thief on February 12, 2010. The Sea of Monsters [edit] Main article: The Sea of Monsters rhea Sea of Monsters is the second installment in the series, released on April 1, 2006. If Thalami’s tree (Thaliana was a daughter of Zeus about to die, but he turned her into a tree to protect Camp Half-Blood) fully dies, then the camp borders will no longer be protected and more Monsters will start attacking the camp. Choirs (the camps head instructor) is accused of poisoning the tree and is banned from the camp.

After Choirs has left, Percy has a dream about Grover in a wedding dress because Polymers, a huge, deadly Cyclops wishes to marry him, thinking he is a female Cyclops. Later in the dream, Grover warns Percy, “Don’t let me die! ” This will continue unless they find another way to protect the camp borders or the camp will be overrun by monsters. Percy then finds out that Tyson is his half-brother and a Cyclops. To save the tree, a quest is given to find the Golden Fleece. Claries La Rue, a daughter of Ares, will lead the quest to find the Golden Fleece. Percy, Enabled, and hoys sneak off, not Just for the Golden Fleece, but to find Grover Underworld.

They meet Luke on his ship, the Princess Andromeda, but are able to escape.

They soon Ion with Claries on her quest. Her ship is destroyed passing through the Sea of Monsters and Enabled and Percy continue their search for Grover after becoming separated from the others. After encountering the Sirens and Circe, Enabled and Percy reach the Polymers’ cave. They are able to rescue Grover and Claries and arson helps defeats Polymers. They recover the Fleece and head to Miami.

Claries heads to camp and the others are captured by Luke. They are about to be killed before Choirs and the Party Ponies (other centaurs) rescue them and take them back to camp. The Fleece is able to save the tree, but it also revives Thaliana, whose spirit was in the tree.

After this book is being adapted into a film by 20th Century Fox, under the title Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters which is slated to be released on the 7th of August 2013. The Titan’s Curse [edit] Main article: The Titan’s Curse rhea Titan’s Curse is the third installment in the series. It was released on May 1, 2007.

[12] Percy, Enabled and Thaliana are sent to a gloomy boarding school to rescue woo half bloods whom Grover found, Bianca and Nice Did-Angelo. While on this mission, they are attacked by a Intercom, and are saved from the goddess Artemisia and her Hunters, all of which were girls from age 10-14. How ever as Enabled also tries to help kill the Intercom, she falls with it and is stuck with Luke. Artemisia goes on a quest to help Enabled, not telling anyone.

As soon as she is captured by Luke and his army, her lieutenant Zoe Nightshade, Bianca, Thailand and Grover go on a quest.

Percy, not being invited along by the Hunters because he was male, follows them on Blackjack, a Pegasus who is grateful for being saved by Percy. He is caught out by Dionysus and he tells Percy to pursue the others. He doe and Joins the quest group. How ever, as the prophecy told, Bianca is killed in a place where no water is found, and Zoe is killed by her father Atlas, who Percy had dreamt about. Atlas was to be the General for Crocus’s army but now cannot and that is a win for the demigods and Hunters.

Thaliana replaces Zoe as Artemisia’ lieutenant during the gods’ summit.

Thalami’s induction as a lieutenant of Artemisia ensures that she never reaches 16, thus escaping the prophecy but leaving Percy as the only one who can Tuttle it They return o camp and Percy informs Nice about Banana’s death. He blames Percy, accusing him of failing to protect her and runs away. Percy learns that the underworld god, Hades, IS Nick’s father. The Battle of the Labyrinth [edit] Main article: The Battle of the Labyrinth rhea Battle of the Labyrinth is the fourth installment in the series. It was released on May 6, 2008.

After being attacked by monsters, Percy returns to Camp Half-Blood and learns about the labyrinth. During a war game, Enabled and Percy find an entrance Into the Labyrinth in camp.

Percy soon learns that Luke will use the entrance to lead is army through the Labyrinth straight into the heart of camp. Enabled is chosen to lead a quest to prevent it, and chooses to bring Tyson,Percy,and Grover, even though it was traditional to bring only 2 companions on a quest, as explained by Choirs. While in the Labyrinth, Percy and Enabled become separated from Grover and Tyson. They encounter Nice, who begins to forgive Percy.

Percy and Enabled arrive under Mount SST. Helene, where Enabled kisses Percy. Percy accidentally causes SST. Helene to erupt and washes ashore on Calypso’s Island. He returns, rather than staying with her, stating that she would always be his biggest “what-if”.

Then he and Enabled recruit Rachel Dare to be a guide in the Labyrinth, finding her sight and knowledge useful for the quest.

Deals is shown to be alive and to have given Aridness string to Luke. They find Grover and Tyson and discover Pan, and Grover tells him that he must return to the world. But, Pan says that he cannot come and before dying tells Grover to spread the word that Great God Pan has died. Grover does what he is told. Percy also finds Lake’s body in Kronor’ coffin, saying that there Nas a hole were Lake’s heart should have been.

After Pan’s warning, they flee to camp, trying to stop the invasion. Kronor’ forces attack the camp but are defeated.

After the battle, Deals sacrifices himself to destroy the Labyrinth, as it’s tied to his lifework of the time. The Last Olympian [edit] Main article: The Last Olympian rhea Last Olympian, the fifth and final book in the Percy Jackson series, was released on May 5, 2009. [13] Percy Jackson learns Kronor’ forces are preparing to attack Olympus. Seeking to defeat Kronor, Percy bathes in the River Styx, making his body invincible except one small area, the only vulnerable part of his body.

Kronor leads a siege of New York City and puts its citizens to sleep. Percy leads the campers, Hunters, nature spirits, and centaurs to protect Mount Olympus from Kronor and his forces.

While they protect Olympus, the gods are holding down the Typhoon monster, as he makes his way to New York. Kronor, possessing Lake’s body, forces his way into Olympus and he and Percy battle in Olympus’ throne room. Typhoon reaches New fork but is defeated by Perry’s father, Poseidon, and his brother, Tyson. Luke is able to overcome Kronor.

Percy gives Luke Anapest’s knife, and Luke stabs himself in his mortal spot (as he also was invulnerable from bathing in the River Styx) to improperly destroy Kronor and save Met. Olympus. The gods reward Percy and his friends, offering him immortality. He refuses, but they grant him one request. He requests the gods to claim all their children and have a cabin for all the gods, even the minor ones.

Rachel Elizabeth Dare becomes the oracle and reads the next great prophecy although the last oracle was cursed by Hades but the spirit still left her o y At the end Percy and Enabled earnestly start their relations IP n . At the Tindal sentence of the book, Percy says, “For once, I didn’t look back,” and then runs off to meet Enabled. Supplementary Works [edit] he Demigod Files [edit] Main article: The Demigod Files rhea Demigod Files, also written by Rick Ordain, is the first companion book to the series. It was released February 10, 2009, featuring three short stories, interviews Ninth the campers, puzzles and pictures. [14] It is set between The Battle of the Labyrinth and The Last Olympian.

[1 5] The book received mixed reviews, with some reviewers criticizing the lack of substantial material and others commending the rutting of the short stories. 1 5] The Ultimate Guide [edit] rhea Ultimate Guide is a companion book, second to the series, released on January 19, 2010. This book has a magnetic cover and holographic character pictures that change into four different characters. Its 156 pages include trading cards, full-color diagrams and maps. [16] It also includes a dictionary of almost every monster Percy faces in the series, with pictures beside some, as well as various activities. The book tells of Percy Jackson’s starting life as a half-blood, a tour of the Underworld by Nice Did Angelo, the story of Sally Jackson’s parents, and items used throughout the series.

Rhea is also a paperback version.

Graphic novel [edit] A graphic novel based on The Lightning Thief was published on October 12, 2010. It follows a shortened version of Perry’s adventures in The Lightning Thief with full color drawings. A graphic novel based on the second book in the series, The Sea of Monsters will be released on July 2, 2013. Another graphic novel based on the third book, The Titan’s Curse is schedule to release October 8, 2013. [17] Demigods and Monsters [edit] Demigods and Monsters is an unofficial companion book and was released on February 1 1, 2009.

[18] With an introduction by Ordain, it features essays written by ‘arioso young adult authors that explore, discuss and provide further insight into the Percy Jackson series.

At 196 pages, it also contains information on the places and Characters of the series, as well as a glossary of Greek myths. [19] The Demigod Diaries [edit] rhea Demigod Diaries contains four new stories with character interviews, illustrations of Enabled Chase and Percy Jackson, puzzles, and a quiz. The four stories include: Aurelia’s, Lake’s, and Anapest’s adventures before the Percy Jackson and the Olympian series began A first-person narrative from Perry’s viewpoint as he and Enabled complete a task given by Hermes regarding his staff which happens a month after the end of The Last Olympian and before Percy went missing in The Lost Hero.

It also includes a short story by Radian’s son, Haley Ordain, revolving around one of the demigods who fought for Kronor during the Second Titan War and survived the battle in Manhattan. It also includes a story involving Jason, Leo, and Piper during their time spent at Camp Half-Blood between The Lost Hero and The Son of Neptune.

This is part of the spin-off The Heroes of Olympus, also by Ordain. E en Chronicles lump to: navigation, search rhea Kane Chronicles are a series of novels by Rick Ordain; based on Egyptian mythology, but set in the same universe as Radian’s Percy Jackson and the Olympian and Heroes of Olympus. The first book, The Red Pyramid, was released on May 4, 2010. The second, The Throne of Fire, followed on May 4, 2011.

The third and last volume, The Serpent’s Shadow, was released on May 1, 2012. The novels are narrated alternately by the two protagonists, siblings Carter and Sadie Kane, descended from Pharaohs Manner and Rammers the Great, forced to contend with Egyptian gods and goddesses.

Ordain explained his inspiration in an interview: “In my classroom, there was only one thing that was more popular than Ancient Greece, and that was Ancient Egypt… This was a matter of listening to a lot of fans, and a lot of young readers. “[l] Contents 1 plot 1. 1 Book One: The Red Pyramid 1.

2 Book Two: The Throne of Fire 1. 3 Book Three: The Serpent’s Shadow 1. 4 Companion books 2 Characters 2. 1 Main characters 2. Other characters 3 References Plot [edit] kick One: The Red Pyramid [edit] rhea book is written as an dulia recording by the Kane siblings, Carter and Sadie, and begins when Carter Kane and his father, Julius Kane, go to London to visit Sadie, Carter’s sister, and Julius attempts to summon Souris, only to be imprisoned by Set Souris’ treacherous brother) in a coffin.

Carter and Sadie then embark to Brooklyn Ninth their uncle, Amos; later to learn that Julius’ side of the family is descended of the Pharaoh Manner while their dead mother, Ruby, descended from Rampages the Great. They are attacked at Amos’ house by surpassed, and rescued by the goddess Basset. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, they are attacked again by the goddess ‘Secret’ and rescued by character ‘Aziza Rashes’, a trainee at the ‘House of Life’, an Egyptian-themed school of magic dedicated to confining the Ancient Egyptian gods. Here, it is suspected that the siblings are possessed by Hours and Isis,