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She is seven years older than her brother Jason Grace. In the films, she is portrayed by Paloma Kwiatkowski. Due to her mother's abusive nature, Thalia had considered leaving home since she was little, but stays to protect Jason. When Jason is apparently killed during a visit to Sonoma in actuality, he is just presented to Hera , Thalia finally runs away and stays with Luke and Annabeth until they meet Grover when she is When they reach camp, Hades sends a horde of hellhounds that Thalia holds off, she gives her life for her comrades, which arrive at camp quite unharmed.
Zeus pities her and turns her into a pine tree. Her spirit then provides a magical barrier that protects the camp until seven years later when it is purged from the pine tree by the Golden Fleece.
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At the end of The Titan's Curse, she becomes the lieutenant of the Hunters of Artemis, a band of immortal female archers who serve the goddess Artemis, which freezes her age the night before her 16th birthday. Thalia has blue eyes, spiky black hair, black eyeliner and punk style clothing. Annabeth and Chiron remark her personality and character traits like her bravery and loyalty being very similar to Percy's.
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She also shares some traits with her father, such as pride, confidence, and reactions to betrayal or contradictio, and is an incredibly skilled warrior, willing to attack even Luke, who was known as the best swordsman of the last years. Thalia's weapons are the shield Aegis disguised as a silver bracelet, and a spear disguised as a Mace can. After The Titan's Curse, she also uses a bow and hunting knives. Her main "power" is the ability to summon lightning and generate electric shocks. In The Titan's Curse, it is revealed that she has an ironic acrophobia. In The Lost Hero, she embraces Jason for the first time in years, only to learn that he had lost his memory.
When Percy is forced to take him to camp, it is revealed that he is a baby Cyclops and a son of Poseidon, making him Percy's half brother. In the films, he is portrayed by Douglas Smith. Tyson is tall with unkempt teeth and fingernails, and brown hair and eye. He is mentally about 8 years old, but very intelligent and compassionate.
As a son of Poseidon, he has some of Percy's powers. As a Cyclops, he is immune to fire and has super strength, an uncanny ability to mimic voices, enhanced senses, and understands the "old tongue" the language spoken by Gaia to her first children. Tyson also becomes an excellent smith with help from Charles Beckendorf. In The Last Olympian, he proves himself to be a capable fighter and is named a general of Poseidon's armies. Percy is at first resentful of him as a brother, while Annabeth is openly hostile towards him because she was almost killed by a cyclops, but both accept him after they get to know him better during a quest to the Sea of Monsters.
Tyson is close with several characters and magical creatures in the series, including Rainbow the hippocampus, the hellhound Mrs O'Leary and the harpy Ella, who eventually becomes his girlfriend. In The Battle of the Labyrinth, Tyson is revealed to be afraid of satyrs, including Grover, he manages to conquer this fear after a quest, and befriends him.
At the end of the novel, it is revealed that Nico is a son of Hades. The character Nico was named after one of Riordan's former students. Though he appears to be ten years old, in reality, he and his elder sister Bianca were born in the s. After Zeus killed their mother Maria, daughter of an Italian diplomat, whilst trying to kill the children, Hades wiped out their memories and took them to Lotus Hotel, a place in Las Vegas where they get stuck in time. He is a native of Venice and can speak Italian. Nico is initially depicted as cheerful and childish, with olive skin and dark hair, and enjoys playing Mythomagic a mythology-themed card game similar to Magic: The Gathering.
After Bianca's death, he becomes moody, secretive and creepy. He becomes angry at Percy, who swore to protect Bianca, but later forgives him. Afterwards, he lived in the Underworld with Hades, where he becomes pale and shaggy-haired and begins wearing dark clothing. Nico, despite being very powerful, is extremely lonely, much like his father.
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He makes nearby people uncomfortable, partially due to his unnerving weapon of choice: a sword made of iron cooled in the Styx "Stygian iron" , capable of absorbing monsters' essences rather than banishing them to Tartarus. Nico's suggestion that Percy takes on the curse of Achilles and his work to convince Hades to fight in The Last Olympian is crucial to the Olympians' success and earn him a short bout of fame. He is privy to the fact that there were two camps, one Greek and one Roman, before The Lost Hero, making him an important liaison between the two groups in the latter series.
He brings his half sister Hazel back from the dead and establishes her at Camp Jupiter. At the end of The Son of Neptune, Nico travels through Tartarus to find the monstrous side of the Doors of Death, an experience which leaves him haunted and weak. In The Blood of Olympus, he nearly dies several times while "shadow-traveling", which involves melting into shadows and teleporting himself to different places. Rachel is a mortal girl who can see through the Mist, the force that obscures gods and monsters from most mortals.
Her father, Will Dare, is a rich businessman, but Rachel doesn't care. It is hinted that she has some romantic feelings for Percy, Annabeth notices this and becomes jealous. Her first act as the Oracle is to deliver the next Great Prophecy, setting the plot of the Heroes of Olympus series. Following the loss of Delphi to Python, as revealed in The Hidden Oracle, Rachel stops visiting camp and begins a frenzied attempt to regain her foresight, not helped by Apollo's disappearance. Once informed of Apollo's arrival, Rachel returns and learns that not only Delphi is lost, but also three other Oracles, Only Rhea's Dodonian Oracle is still applieable.
She becomes upset upon learning of the existence of other Oracles, as Apollo hasn't told her before. She has red hair and freckles, is skilled at painting and drawing, with both feet and hands, and occasionally shown as a non-ADHD foil for her demigod teammates.
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Percy remarks on her ability to stand still for a long time at a charity event. Due to her power of foresight, Rachel knows a great deal of knowledge before she learns it herself, during her meeting with Reyna, she states Reyna's full name, something only Reyna's best friends know. A daughter of Ares and the former lead counselor of the Ares cabin at Camp Half-Blood, Clarisse is hot-tempered, courageous, strong, an incredible fighter, usually using an electric spear given to her by Ares, and a good military strategist.
She can be stubborn and overconfident, much like her father.
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Despite their similarities, Clarisse has a fear of her father and his anger at her if she should ever disappoint him. This, along with a strong sense of honor and pride, often motivates her actions. She also fears the Labyrinth because of what happened to her boyfriend Chris Rodriguez before she saved him. She is aggressive towards most demigods, including Percy, though she does respect and make friends with a few, including Percy, Annabeth, and Silena Beauregard.
Clarisse makes frequent appearances throughout the novels. Enraged after the loss of her friend Silena, she later joins the battle with a fury reminiscent of her father's, slaying a drakon singlehandedly and receiving the blessing of Ares. In The Hidden Oracle, it is stated that Clarisse has gone to attend the University of Arizona and her role as counselor is taken by her half-brother Sherman Yang.
In the film adaptations, she is portrayed by Leven Rambin. In the musical, she is portrayed by Sarah Beth Pfeifer. Leo Valdez is a son of Hephaestus.
He likes to joke around and is very humorous. Though he does this mostly to keep himself happy and not too caught up in his tragic past. He is described as having curly black hair, brown eyes, a cheerful face, a slim build, and a mischievous smile.
He is Hispanic-American and speaks Spanish and machine. Leo has the ability to create and manipulate fire, a skill no child of Hephaestus has had for years. He also has a severe ADHD even in demigod standards. As an excellent mechanic, he repairs a bronze dragon running wild in the camp's woods, naming it Festus that means "Happy" in Latin. Inspired by a blueprint in Bunker 9, an abandoned bunker in the camp's woods, and a picture he drew in his kindergarten time, he also creates the Argo II , the ship the Seven Demigods sail on to reach Greece.
When Leo was eight, Gaia tricked him into burning down his mother Esperanza's machine shop in Houston resulting in her death. Leo's remaining family blamed him for killing her and left him a foster child and runaway. He meets Jason and Piper, his two best friends, at the Wilderness school in Nevada. Leo uses his sarcasm and wit to hide his feelings, especially in regards of causing his mother's death. He sometimes thinks of himself as a seventh wheel, though he proves no less important or skilled than the others.
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Until he falls in love with Calypso in The House of Hades, Leo falls for almost every girl he meets such as the snow goddess Khione, who turned out to be working against them. In The Blood of Olympus, Leo sacrifices himself to annihilate Gaia and dies in the process, but is brought back to life using the Physician's Cure and returns for Calypso on her island. Following his resurrection, Leo goes on a journey with Calypso.
As Leo is included in the prophecy of the Grove of Dodona, he and Calypso accept the task to accompany Apollo on his quests in The Hidden Oracle and The Dark Prophecy, where he announces that he and Calypso will be living at the Waystation. When the prophecy of Trophonius requires that someone must warn Camp Jupiter from an invasion, Leo does the task alone.