The Son of Neptune: A Mythological Adventure

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The Son of Neptune: A Mythological Adventure
The Son of Neptune: A Mythological Adventure

DIKSIA.COM - is the second book in the series, a spin-off of the popular and the Olympians series. The book was written by , an American author who is known for his works based on Greek and . The book was published in 2011 by Disney-Hyperion Books and has received positive reviews from critics and fans alike.

The book follows the adventures of , a demigod who is the son of Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea, and Neptune, the Roman equivalent. Percy has lost his memory due to the interference of Hera, the queen of the gods, who has swapped him with Jason Grace, another demigod who is the son of Zeus and Jupiter.

Percy finds himself in Camp Jupiter, a place for Roman demigods, where he meets Frank Zhang and Hazel Levesque, two other demigods who have their own secrets and problems. Together, they embark on a quest to free Thanatos, the god of death, from the clutches of the giant Alcyoneus, and to stop the rise of Gaea, the primordial goddess of the earth, who is planning to destroy the world.

Plot Summary

The book begins with Percy Jackson waking up in a wolf house, where he is trained by Lupa, the she-wolf who nurtures the future heroes of Rome. He escapes from the house and makes his way to Camp Jupiter, where he is attacked by two gorgons who are after his blood. He is saved by Hazel Levesque, a daughter of Pluto, and Frank Zhang, a son of Mars, who take him to the camp.

There, he meets Reyna, the praetor of the camp, who recognizes him as a Greek demigod. She also reveals that she knows Jason Grace, who was her co-praetor before he disappeared. Percy also meets Octavian, the augur of the camp, who dislikes him and tries to sabotage his chances of joining the camp.

Percy is accepted into the camp after he proves himself in a war game against the Fifth Cohort, the most disgraced unit in the camp. He is assigned to the same cohort as Hazel and Frank, who become his friends. He also learns that he has a girlfriend named Annabeth Chase, who is a Greek demigod and a daughter of Athena. He feels a strong connection to her, even though he can't remember her.