Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The gods and Percy Jackson

As I discussed in the previous post, I just finished reading The Battle of the Labyrinth, which is the fourth book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan.

One of the cool things about the series is that the Olympian gods are still around and are still doing their thing.

Now, being a Pagan who believes in Polytheism and as such believes that the Olympian gods are still around, I have to ask: what do the gods think of the books? I suspect that one or two of them might be irritated at how they're portrayed (such as Hera and Ares) and yet I can't help but love this series.

So I'd like to ask any of my readers who have read the books, what do you think the gods think of them? And if you don't believe that the gods are still around then you can switch the question around to this: what would the Olympian gods think if they were still around? Either way, I'd love to hear what people think.

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