Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Mark of Athena Summary
In the novel Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan there are 7 main characters their names are Jason Grace, Piper McClean, Leo Valdez, Annabeth Chase, Percy Jackson, Hazel Levesque, and Frank Zhang. They are all demi-gods or half greek god half normal person. When they all meet up in Camp Jupiter's, New Rome, in the Argo II. They had to leave quickly because Leo's hand was forced into shooting New Rome with a exploding Ballista Bolt by a ghost that can take over anything that can move. They go to Atlanta and fight with a sea god and his goddess sister. They have to race away and get to another town and they go to the Mediterranean where they get attacked by one of the sea gods sisters giant shrimp monster thing. Later when they get to the canal between Europe and Africa to get to the Mediterranean they have to get past Hercules. Jason and Piper get into a mini quest to get a horn from a river god which turns out to be a cornucopia that can give a unlimited amount of food or water. They get to Rome where they meet Rhea and Tiberinus (River god) they take Annabeth to her quest where she is to find the Mark of Athena. Percy, Jason and Piper run into two giants that are twins and they have a kinda big fight which results in the god Bacchus (Dionysus) to show up and defeat the giants after Percy and Jason tire the giants out. The others (except Annabeth) rescue Jason, Percy, and Piper in the Argo II. They head off to help Annabeth and they save her from the Arachne. But as Arachne goes down she pulls Annabeth and Percy with her to the Tartarus and then the story ends with Percy and Annabeth falling together into Tartarus.