The Trials of Apollo, Book 1: The Hidden Oracle Themes & Motifs

Rick Riordan
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Apollo's Inner Journey

As Apollo sets out on a physical trek to prove that he is worthy of returning to Olympus as a god, he experiences an inner journey that changes his attitude toward life and others around him. This is not a slight attitude adjustment, but a marked transformation of his character and his nature.

When the novel begins, Apollo has one primary goal of returning to Olympus as a god. But to do this, he knows he must prove himself worthy. Yet, he does not know what feats or tasks he must accomplish to do so. From the start, Apollo is whiny, complaining about how much harder it is to be human than to be a god. He is self-pitying, selfish, and self-absorbed. Clearly, he needs to understand what it is to be human to appreciate being a god.

As the novel unfolds, Apollo begins...

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