The Sea of Monsters by Rick RiordanThe heroic son of Poseidon makes an action-packed comeback in the second must-read installment of Rick Riordans amazing young readers series. Starring Percy Jackson, a half blood whose mother is human and whose father is the God of the Sea, Riordans series combines cliffhanger adventure and Greek mythology lessons that results in true page-turners that get better with each installment.
In this episode, The Sea of Monsters, Percy sets out to retrieve the Golden Fleece before his summer camp is destroyed, surpassing the first books drama and setting the stage for more thrills to come.
The Sea of Monsters Summary & Study Guide
As chapter one begins Percy is describing a nightmare that he is having of Grover, Percy's best friend who is also a satyr. Percy hears Grover say that he has to get away to warn someone. Percy watches as Grover runs into a bridal boutique where he is hiding when the front of the shop explodes and a voice screams "Mine". It is at this point that Percy wakes up. It is the last day of school for Percy and his mother is calling him to get ready to go. Percy notes that he has made it a whole year without getting expelled or with any trouble. Percy tries to tell his mother that he believes his friend Grover is in trouble but his mother reassures Percy that everything is fine and Percy was just having a dream.
Chapter 1-4 Summary
During the fight Annabeth, who is Percy's girlfriend stabs the last Giant from behind, and kills him. She calls the Gray Sisters to be their ride back to camp. When they all get back to the camp it is under attack by two bulls that are Colchis. Thalia's tree protects the camp and without it the borders would be unprotected and that puts the camp at risk. Tantalus is mean and Percy and his friends do not like him as much as Chiron. During the race, Percy and his friends are attacked by Stympalian Birds. When they are on the ship they are kidnapped by Luke.