Mrs. O'Leary is very underrated, so I'll just be listing a few of the things I like about her.
She's really sweet.
Mrs. O' Leary is the only friendly hellhound we know of in Riordanverse. She's been very caring towards all of her owners, Percy, Daedalus, and Charles.
Here's an example.
The next thing I knew I was flat on the ground with a hugs paw on my chest and an oversize Brillo-pad tongue licking my face . . .It took a few minutes for Mrs. O' Leary to calm down and get off me."
She's a great companion.
This one is really true. Mrs. O'Leary is one of the best pets a demigod can ask for. She's a good friend. She'll care about you and act like a real dog, loyal and caring.
She's also not exactly a pushover. i'll elaborate on her power in the next section,, but for now, It's said "Nothing in the woods could threaten Mrs. O'Leary. Even the dragons and giant scorpions ran away when she came close."
So yeah, there's not many other creatures you would want by your side.
This is an obvious one. She's one of the strongest monsters we've seen.
She's the size of a garbage truck.
"Mrs. O' Leary saw me before I saw her, which was a pretty good trick considering she's the size of a garbage truck"
Her size helps her, as she's tangled with a "two-hundred-foot-long serpent as thick as a school bus"
Additionally, she can shadow travel.
"Mrs. O' Leary sniffed the air. She looked into the gloom of the forest. Then she bounded forward, straight into an oak tree. Just before we hit, we passed into shadows as cold as the dark side of the moon . . . The next minute the shadows melted into a new scene. We were on a cliff in the woods of Connecticut."
She's very powerful, to say the least.
She's afraid of heights
Her bark is said to be louder than an artillery gun
The Mist made her look like a poodle in The Sword of Hades
Beckendorf made her a bronze chewing bone and a collar
Thanks for reading! And remember, #Mrs.O'LearySupremacy
Here's the first one
“If my life is going to mean anything, I have to live it myself.”
“Deadlines just aren’t real to me until I’m staring one in the face.”
“Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse…and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.”
“Excuse me,” I broke in. “But if you’re going to kill me, could you just get on with it?”
“Sugar and caffeine. My willpower crumbled.”
“Don't feel bad, I'm usually about to die.”
“We're staying together," he promised. "You're not getting away from me. Never again.”
Question, Should I only do Percy quotes, or have any of the quotes from PJO? And once again, I'll make a part 3 if enough people want it.
Sorry, this is late I had a long weekend and then on top of that got locked out of my account... So I made a new one
Anyway, the winner of Sadie vs. Carter vs. Zia vs. Jasmine vs. Walt is... *drumrolls* Sadie Kane
There will now be a new poll with the two other series in it
“Behold!" Percy shouted. "The god's chosen beverage. Tremble before the horror of Diet Coke!”
“It's him," I said. "Typhon. "I was seriously hoping Chiron would say something good, like 'No, that's our huge friend Leroy! He's going to help us!”
“Nothing like watching your relatives fight, I always say.”
‘Greeks!’ Percy yelled. ‘Let’s, um, fight stuff!’ They yelled like banshees and charged.
“Keep climbing,' he told himself. 'Cheeseburgers,' his stomach replied .'Shut up,' he thought. 'With fries,' his stomach complained.”
“You’d think getting chopped into a million pieces and cast into the darkest part of the Underworld would give him a subtle clue that nobody wanted him around.”
I'll make a part 2 if enough people want it.
I don't know if this was intentional or not, but it's certainly interesting.
He went on asking questions. Did I fight a lot with Thalia, since she was a daughter of Zeus? (I didn't answer that one.) If Annabeth's mother was Athena, the goddess of wisdom, then why didn't Annabeth know better than to fall off a cliff? (I tried not to strangle Nico for asking that one.) Was Annabeth my girlfriend? (At this point, I was ready to stick the kid in a meat-flavored sack and throw him to the wolves.)”
That's Percy in the Titans Curse. The next quote is Percy in The Last Olympian.
"“A foot the size of Yankee stadium was about to smash me when a voice hissed, "Percy!"
I lunged out blindly. Before I was fully awake, I had Nico pinned to the floor of the cell with the edge of my sword at his throat.”
"Want . . . to . . . rescue," he choked.
I̶ ̶g̶u̶e̶s̶s̶ ̶P̶e̶r̶c̶y̶ ̶f̶i̶n̶a̶l̶l̶y̶ ̶g̶o̶t̶ ̶h̶i̶s̶ ̶c̶h̶a̶n̶c̶e̶-̶
This is just an interesting thought I had. How well would demigods fair against the rest of the world? First, let's start with the fundamental differences between demigods and mortals.
To start, demigods are physically superior to mortals. They were confirmed to have "superhuman strength and agility" in this Read Riordan article. https://www.readriordan.com/2019/04/02/mapping-demigod-relations/
There are different definitions of superhuman, but one is 'humans or human-like lifeforms with enhanced qualities and abilities that exceed those naturally found in humans." So I think it's safe to say demigods are physically superior.
They even have better senses, "That's your battlefield reflexes. In a real fight, they'd keep you alive. As for the attention problems, that's because you see too much, Percy, not too little. Your senses are better than a regular mortal"
Or at least, the ones with adhd do (which is most).
Now that that's out of the way, let's go through how much damage each of the Seven + Reyna and Nico could cause.
Unfortunately, Frank isn't all that good at big area of affect attacks. I could imagine him taking down small towns, but any bigger one and their weaponry will kill him. He does have one advantage though, and that's tactical skill. He's intelligent in that regard, so I could imagine him planning attacks with other demigods.
Again, Piper is no powerhouse. However, she could be useful. If she goes to a very crowded area with some kind of voice amplifier, she could get hundreds of people under her will. Hostages always help,
Leo has a chance of being quite a big threat. Festus is strong, and the Argo 2 is quite powerful. He could easily take over a city or two. However, he's also a great builder. And he has access to Archimedes spheres. If mortals can make nukes, there's no telling what Hephaestus kids could make.
In terms of area of effect attacks, Annabeth has nothing. However, she's quite intelligent. Very intelligent. And with all the knowledge she gained from Daedalus's laptop, she can make some crazy stuff. She also has control over every statue in the world, which is quite a lot.
Reyna Avila Ramírez-Arellano
Reyna is quite an asset to the demigod side. She's a great leader and tactician. And she can boost a large group of demigods to become exponentially stronger. I could imagine her taking over areas with groups of demigods.
We're getting to the stronger ones now. Jason is fast enough to react to most weaponry. He's strategic, and his lightning is quite powerful. He's also capable of making big storms.
Nico di Angelo
Nico is a powerhouse. He has good aoe attacks, earthquakes and rocks. He can summon skeletal armies as well, adding to their numbers. And imagine the assassinations! Popping in, killing a world leader, then popping out, Complete chaos in a country in a matter of seconds. He can certainly do a lot of damage
Hazel and the other remaining demigod have the strongest area of affect attacks canonically. For Hazel, she sunk an entire island. Additionally, she can steal the other sides weaponry. Some countries rely on minerals for their economy, so in a matter of years she could have sunk numerous islands and destroyed the economy of many areas. Quite overpowered, and probably the 2nd or most important demigod.
. . .
It was pretty obvious he was going to be one of the highest players here. In terms of area of effect attacks, he's unmatched. His wave on Hubbard glacier? More than 350 feet tall. The average tsunami height tends to be less than 100, and those cause millions in damage. If you want more details, just read this post here https://randomgravedigger.tumblr.com/post/645067356051226624/percys-glacier-feat
If that's not enough, one sword strike shook an entire glacier. That glacier was 60.46 miles cubed. And if that's not enough, him exploding the volcano affected things in a 100 mile radius.
So yeah, the demigods are strong. But would they win? Tough to say. They're at a disadvantage in some ways. Their tech is behind mortals, and they're outnumbered. Imo, the demigods would win. The mist hides them completely, so they'll never be found. They have powers that can lay waste to countries, and since they're unknown, they could start wars between parts of the world. It would be tough, but the mist, I think they would win.
What do you think? Feel free to debate.
Anybody remember Nereus's cameo appearance in TSON?
"They sped by a pack of sea lions lounging on the docks, and she [Hazel] swore she saw an old homeless guy sitting among them. From across the water, the old man pointed a bony finger at Percy and mouthed something like Don't even think about it." - Chapter XVII (17) - Hazel
I just reread the book now and read this. Any other throwbacks to the original series in HOO?
Did he not notice that the water invigorated him a lot? Or that he could breathe underwater? Or the way he was able to talk to both horses and fish? I can't remember if this was clarified in the book, but I'm pretty sure someone would notice if they could breathe underwater.
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The PJO series
#Percy Jackson and I'm not a thief
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#Percy Jackson and where the heck will I find Nico
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The HOO series
#Heroes of Olympus Who the heck are these three
#Heroes of Olympus Where in the hell am I
#Heroes of Olympus Wtf did Leo do
#Heroes of Olympus How will they/we get out of this maddening hell
#Heroes of Olympus Why did I get a freaking nosebleed
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Hello. In this post, I'll be listing some of my favorite things about Paul, a criminally underrated character.
He's wonderful to Sally.
Sally lost her parents in a plane crash. She had to quit her dreams to help her uncle. She was in an abusive relationship. And her son nearly dies every week. She deserves to loosen up and laugh sometimes. Paul does that.
"My mom was sitting at out kitchen table with some . . . guy. They were laughing hysterically"
Just one of the instances he was an amazing person.
He's very nice to Percy
Percy hasn't really had a proper father figure. Poseidon doesn't count, he just pops in here and there. Paul fills that gap, he's very understanding towards Percy.
"He'd managed to convince Goode High School to accept me for ninth grade, despite the fact that I'd gotten kicked out of every school I'd ever attended."
Percy is a problem child, to say the least. He’s been kicked out of many schools and has done things that have endangered the students and staff. And Paul convinces the school to let him in. That really showed that not only Is he nice to Sally, he cares about Percy as well.
This isn't the only occasion Paul has been caring towards Percy. There's more.
"Your mom," Paul said. "I'm thinking about proposing to her." I almost dropped my cup. "You mean . . . marrying her? You and her?" "Well, that was the general idea. Would that be okay with you?" "You're asking my permission?" Paul scratched his beard. "I don't know if it's permission, so much, but she's your mother. And I know you're going through a lot. I wouldn't feel right if I didn't talk to you about it first, man to man."
While Paul wasn't necessarily asking permission, the fact that he went out of his way to make sure Percy was fine with it says a lot. he really cares about Percy's feelings
He's a great swordfighter
Paul grabbed a sword from a fallen hero and did a pretty fine job keeping a dracanae busy. He stabbed her in the gut, and she disintegrated. "Paul?" I said in amazement. He turned toward be and grinned. "I hope that was a monster I just killed. I was a Shakesperian actor in college! Picked up a little swordplay!"
Just . . . wow. Paul's only training at this point is being an actor. He can't even see the monsters real form because of the mist. But he beats a trained dracanae. Very impressive.
Random Thing I Have to Say
Poseidon, a canonical rap*st, gets more attention than Paul. He even has official art, and Paul doesn't .
This is unnaceptable
Thanks for reading!