The Lightning Thief Quotes
“ Because where his feet used to be, there were no feet. There were cloven hooves “(43). This is one out of many unusual quotes found in The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. In this book the characters are in an academy, a private school for troubled and disobedient kids in the past.
Our hero is known as Percy/Perseus Jackson throughout the story and is considered a troubled student that has been kicked out of many schools. He is twelve years old and is the son of the Sea God, Poseidon. His mother was taken by Hades, the God of the Underworld. He was assigned a dangerous quest to find the lightning bolt, Zeus greatest weapon, before the summer solstice. He also convinced himself to find his mother from the Underworld