With Annabeth and Percy reunited, the gang on the Argo II is set to go back to the Roman camp and bring together the Greek and the Romans in peace after millennia’s of rivalry.
Unfortunately chaos ensues and they are forced to run.
They set out on a quest to follow the Mark of Athena that Annabeth carries and to shut the Doors of Death so that their enemies stop resurfacing.
I love Annabeth and Percy together, they balance and feel like a real, healthy couple. (Unlike the likes of stalkery Twilight.)
The best part of this series is that, although there are couples and these are written for teens, that the love stories aren’t the main focus. They advance the story in certain ways, they show bonds, but mostly it’s about teamwork, friendship, and caring for one another.
It’s not all solely focused on people falling in love, declaring it, and then everything goes to Hell in a handbasket and every one is all angsty and poo poo heads.
I realize that was really immature.
Riordan writes real people dealing with unreal situations and manages to pull it off in a wonderful way that not just teens can relate to.
Love this series.