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Not long," Zia said. "I wanted to talk to you before [Carter and Amos] come back."
[Sadie] raised an eyebrow. "About Carter? Well, if you're wondering whether he likes you, the way he stammers might be an indication."
Zia frowned. "No, I'm—"
"Asking if I mind? Very considerate. I must say at first I had my doubts, what with you threatening to kill us and all, but I've decided you're not the bad sort, and Carter's mad about you, so—"
"It's not about Carter."
"Oops. Could you just forget what I said, then?


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He remembered his home now, and that gave him new determination to succeed. He was fighting for two ...
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Percy’d heard stories about amputees who had phantom pains where their missing legs
and arms ...
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Look, ladies, we've been over this. I don't even remember killing Medusa. I don't remember anything!...
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The second Amazon they met wasn't so friendly. She was dressed in full armor, blocking the throne-ro...
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On sentry duty with Hazel, he would try to take his mind off it. He loved spending time with her. He...
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Life is only precious because it ends.
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Life is only precious because it ends, kid
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scrolls, notebooks, tablet computers, daggers, and a large bowl filled with jelly beans,
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The stupid snack tray did not have power steering.
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Wow." Percy handed back the book. "Maybe Mars is different than Ares. I don't think Ares can read.
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You do the easy thing, the appealing thing, the peaceful thing, mostly it turns out sour in...
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His last image of Grandmother was of her glaring out the window, as if thinking about the terrible s...
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The coffee shops were doing a brisk business, and street musicians filled the air with the sounds of...
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Come on, new friend. Let’s go chalk up my thirteenth defeat in a row!
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____________________. He
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red-nosed reindeer did not stand a chance.
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Then Frank and Percy burst into the open and began to massacre every source of fiber they could find...
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The metal is called Celestial bronze. It’s deadly to monsters, like Imperial gold, but even rarer.
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Hazel shuddered, remembering her close call with Don that afternoon. If she hadn’t moved quickly a...
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My sister and I need to talk.
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bad blood.” Hazel
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Disculparse por algo que no has hecho es mejor que morir por ello.
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La vida es preciosa porque tiene final.
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Multigrain fighting is not allowed!” The
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It was fun to burn.
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Grover cleared his throat. "We're in a public place ... You mean, our friend downstairs?"
"Um, ...
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Anyway, I'm glad you found her. (Calypso) You promised to find a way back to her, and I just wanted ...
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Paul patted Mrs. O'Leary's snout. The living room shook —BOOM, BOOM, BOOM—which either meant a S...
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The wind blowing through my ripped clothes was so cold that I felt like a Percysicle.
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No one spoke in terms of children's literature, as opposed to adult literature, until around the...
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I've never been a collector - just a consumer - and these days unless a book is signed to me by ...
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Seven half-bloods shall answer the call
To storm or fire the world must fall
An oath to ke...
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Always, Always have a plan
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The older lady harrumphed. "I warned you, daughter. This scoundrel Hades is no good. You could've ma...
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Everybody was patting Nico on the back, complimenting him on his fighting. Even the Ares kids though...
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may the gods be with you
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I pulled out Riptide.
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I think that kids have a greater capacity for processing things than we give them credit for.
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You know, how much order is good? And when does order become too restrictive? Is a little bit of cha...
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Forget the chicken-nugget smoke screen. Percy wanted Leo to invent an anti-dream hat.
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Those movies... ridiculously inaccurate. The real gods of Asgard — Thor, Loki, Odin, and the rest ...
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I love Norse mythology - Thor and Odin and Loki - amazing characters.
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This brings to mind an expression I coined ages ago: A peach a day keeps the plague spirits away!' RICK RIORDAN I turned and faced the Olympians.
"We need a shroud," I announced, my voice cracking. "A shroud...
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Have you any idea how much my kingdom has swollen in this past century alone, how many subdivisions ...
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Perseus Jackson, I do expect you to
refrain from causing any more trouble. "
"Trouble?" I ...
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Are you suggesting that the gods have trouble acting together, young lady?" Dionysus asked.
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You do know how to play pinochle?" Mr. D eyed me suspiciously.
"I'm afraid not," I said.
"...
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I stared at him (Dionysus). "You're...you're married? But I thought you got in trouble for chasing a...
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Annabeth hesitated. "Then we'll all go."
"No," I said. "It's too dangerous. If they got hold o...
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Aphrodite strikes again, huh? You're gonna be the best-dressed warrior in town, beauty queen.
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Thankfully,two old friends stood next to the throne. Horus wore full battle armor and a khopesh swor...
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If I were a flowerpot, I would've checked my hair.

~Carter Kane
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No," I said. "I choose the prophecy. It will be about me."
"Why are you saying that?" she cried...
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The others were a little surprised when Piper came back on a pegasus with two unconscious demigods.
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Leo dropped into the pool and approched the cage. "Hola, Tia. Little bit of trouble?"
She [Hera...
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Oh, and Drew, honey?”
The former counselor looked back reluctantly.
“In case you thin...
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Percy: I’ll walk down to the cabins and Connor and Travis are stealing stuff from the camp store, ...
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He’s a restless soul, always looking for another chance to drive,’ Nico said. ‘The last few ye...
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I love New York. You can pop out of the Underworld in Central Park, hail a taxi, head down Fifth Ave...
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I wanted to get angry, this guy pushed me so hard.
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The entrance to the Underworld is in Los Angeles.
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It was an annoying name to have. People tended to spell in Mangus, rhymes with Angus. I always corre...
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I hate this plan,” I said. “Let’s do it.
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APOLLO'S DAILY MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH

"You are gorgeous and people love you!
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Like your zodiac sign? Percy asked. 'I'm a Leo.
'No, stupid,' Leo said. I'm a Leo. You're a Per...
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With great power... comes need to take a nap. Wake me up later
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I held out the rune for Hearthstone. ‘I know what it feels like to be an empty cup, to have everyt...
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Pain was unimportant. Failure was unthinkable.
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...you shouldn't try to carry a problem alone. But if you don't want to talk about it, that's okay.
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They want to cook you and eat you," she said distatefully, "which is ridiculous. You'd taste terribl...
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This is the Propylon." He waved toward a stone path lined with crumbling columns. "One of the main g...
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The ruins stretch from the river to the base of that mountain over there, about half a kilometre.’...
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