Comparing Percy Jackson And The Last Olympian

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The book that I choose is Percy Jackson and The Last Olympian. It is the fifth and final novel of the Percy Jackson and The Olympians series. The Last Olympian is a fantasy-adventure novel which was based on Greek mythology and is a direct sequel from The Battle of The Labyrinth. This book revolves around the demigod Percy Jackson as he leads his friends, Annabeth Chase, Grover Underwood, Thalia Grace and Nico di Angelo in a last stand to protect Mount Olympus. The Last Olympian is a title refers to Hestia, the virgin goddess of the hearth. The reason I select this book is because I really love Rick’s writing works and I choose the best one out of all the five books although it is really quite hard to do so.
This novel starts with Percy Jackson (the main character) who is on a drive with Rachel Dare (his new friend at his new school which is a peculiar mortal girl who can see through the Mist, the force that obscures gods and monsters from most mortal- in short,
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His real name is Perseus Jackson the son of Poseidon and Sally Jackson. He is a demigod and suffered from ADHD and dyslexia, because he is hardwired to read Ancient Greek and has inborn battlefield reflexes. He was born on August 18 in America. I personally think that he is interesting because since he is a son of the “Big Three”, he is more powerful than most of the gods’ other children. He also has a degree of authority over his father’s subjects. Percy is also gifted with several semi-divine abilities such as the ability to manipulate water and currents, enhanced strength and senses while being near water, ability to breath underwater, mental communication with marine animals and horses(since horses were created by Poseidon) and creates small earthquakes and hurricanes. Although he seems like a character that can do almost everything, he still acts dumb sometimes and that has earned him a nickname-seaweed

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