In a way, it's nice to know that there are greek gods out there, because you have somebody to blame when things go wrong. For instance, when you're walking away from a bus that's just been attacked by monster hags and blown up by lightning, and it's raining on top of everything else, most people might think that's just really bad luck; when you're a half-blood, you understand that some devine force is really trying to mess up your day.
You are okay?" he asked. "not eaten by monsters?not even a little bit." i showed him that i still had both arms and both legs, and tyson clapped happily."yay!" he said. "now we can eat peanut butter sandwiches and ride fish ponies! We can fight monsters and see annabeth and make things go boom!"i hoped he didn't mean all at the same time, but i told him absolutely, we'd have a lot of fun this summer.
The real story of the fleece: there were these two children of zeus, cadmus and europa, okay? They were about to get offered up as human sacrifices, when they prayed to zeus to save them. So zeus sent this magical flying ram with golden wool, which picked them up in greece and carried them all the way to colchis in asia minor. Well, actually it carried cadmus. Europa fell off and died along the way, but that's not important.it was probably important to her.
Grover was sniffing the wind, looking nervous. He fished out his acorns and threw them into the sand, then played his pipes. They rearranged themselves in a pattern that made no sense to me, but grover looked concerned. "that's us," he said. "those five nuts right there." "which one is me?" i asked. "the little deformed one," zoe suggested. "oh, shut up.