The Lightning Thief - Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

Rick Riordan
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Chapter 7

Percy finally becomes overwhelmed and tells Annabeth that he just wants to go home. Incredulous, she tells him that he doesn't get it, that he IS home.

Annabeth tells Percy that she lives in cabin 6, Athena's cabin. She says her mortal parent is a history teacher at a college that Athena fell in love with. Percy learns that when the gods step forward to 'claim' their children, they usually send a sign indicating whose child they are. Some gods never do claim their children. Percy remembers seeing some of the 'unclaimed' in cabin 11. Clarisse, overhearing their discussion, tells Percy not to worry that he's not 'big three material', meaning the three most powerful gods: Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades.

Annabeth says that she's been at the camp since she was seven, when she arrived with Luke, Thalia, and Grover. She tells him that...

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