Tartarus Quotes

Quotes tagged as "tartarus" (showing 1-8 of 8)
Rick Riordan
“Keep climbing,' he told himself.
'Cheeseburgers,' his stomach replied.
'Shut up,' he thought.
'With fries,' his stomach complained.”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Rick Riordan
“One false step, and you’ll fall all the way to Tartarus—and believe me, unlike the Doors of Death, this would be a one-way trip, a very hard fall! I will not have you dying before you tell me your plan for my artwork.”
Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena

Rick Riordan
“Nico had proven himself in other ways. He'd kept the camps' secrets for the best of reasons, because he feared a war. He had plunged into Tartarus alone, voluntarily, to find the Doors of Death. He'd been captured and imprisoned by giants. He had led the crew of the Argo II into the House of Hades…and now he had accepted yet another terrible quest: raking himself to haul the Athene Parthenos back to Camp Half-Blood.”
Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus

Rick Riordan
“GETTING KILLED BY TARTARUS didn’t seem like much of an honor.

As Annabeth stared up at his dark whirlpool face, she decided she’d rather die in some less memorable way—maybe falling down the stairs, or going peacefully in her sleep at age eighty, after a nice quiet life with Percy. Yes, that sounded good.”
Rick Riordan The House of Hades

Rick Riordan
“Yeah, you bet Romani.' Percy bared his forearm and showed them the brand he'd got at Camp Jupiter- the SPQR mark, with the trident of Neptune. 'You mix Greek and Roman, and you know what you get? You get BAM!'
He stomped his foot, and the empousai scrambled back. One fell off the boulder where she'd been perched.”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Rick Riordan
“You guys are so... dark. Even if I used flash, I'm not sure it would come out."

"Y-yeah," Percy managed. "You guys aren't photogenic.”
Rick Riordan, The House of Hades

Michael Ben Zehabe
“The Greeks were more preoccupied with, where these ousted gods resided. That is: The fallen son's of God could go where humans were, but humans could not go where they were. According to Greek mythology, Tartarus was an imposed condition for bad gods--not bad humans. (page 10)”
Michael Ben Zehabe, A Commentary on Jonah

M.P. Shiel
“Drink wine with me, and be less Tartarean.”
M.P. Shiel, The Pale Ape and Other Pulses