The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) The Lightning Thief question


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Ryan McCubbin Ryan Dec 05, 2018 04:51PM
Percy sets out on a quest to retrieve Zeus's master bolt, which is believed to be in Hades's captivity in the Underworld. Helping Percy are Grover, his best friend, and Annabeth, a smart demi-goddess and daughter of Athena. The three take a bus, a train, a truck, and a taxi cab to make their way across America, from New York to Los Angeles, where the gates of the Underworld are located. They stop in St. Louis, Denver, and Las Vegas along the way. During their quest, they battle vicious monsters like Medusa, they find disaster on the observation deck of the Gateway Arch, they are tricked by the god of war (Ares), they nearly lose their memories in an enchanted Vegas casino, and they are almost stretched to death.

Evaluative Question: Living in this fantasy would you go on all these dangerous trips to retrieve a bolt of lightning? Yes, or No and Why?



I think I would want to in order to stop a war happening between the Olympians but personally, no. Zeus was so quick to accuse Poseidon of having Percy take the master bolt without really considering other options. I wouldn't allow myself to fix a problem that major that I didn't have a part in in the first place.


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