Percy Jackson The Sea of Monsters By Rick Riordan
Published April 1, 2006
Our Main Character
Percy Jackson is a young man with a heroic background. Percy is a demigod which means he is the offspring of a god and a human which does not make him 100% god.
Setting of the Book
The book takes place in multiple areas in the world but the main two locations are on what the demigods call the Sea of Monsters and the demigod camp where they can train to become better fighters and warriors along with other smaller locations that aren't visited for long
Our main Character Percy is training at Camp Half Blood and awaits his next big heroic quest that he feels may never come when a big problem arises for the whole camp. The Thalia Tree that surrounds Camp Half Blood and gives it the shield around the grounds to protect it has been poisoned. The only way to save the tree is to get what is called the Golden Fleece which can heal anything it comes into contact with. The quest to get this fleece is extremely dangerous and could get any demigod killed in the attempt to obtain it but Percy is up for the challenge as he feels that he should be responsible for saving the camp.
Conflicts with the Character
Percy and his friends Grover, Annabeth and his newly found cyclopes brother Tyson are faced with some conflicts along their journey to obtain the Golden Fleece. Many monster attack them along the way as well as the antagonist Luke an old friend turned enemy is also in his journey for the fleece as well because he would like to revive the god Cronus to destroy Olympus and kill all the gods. He gives our hero character trouble along their way.
What I Liked
This book kept a great pace and had lots of action to keep you interested and reading. The story was able to draw the reader in and still surprise you throughout the story.
What I didn't like
How this book changed from the way the first book was written.
Authors Writing Style
The Author keeps you reading and interested along with writing a very good and action packed story that is able to keep you on the edge of your seat.