Percy begins to learn more about his world now that he knows the Greek gods are real. Grover explains that many of the great conflicts that have happened in the West have been due to the half-blood progeny of the gods. After World War II, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades swore on the River Styx that they would not have children with mortals again because of this. So far, Zeus has slipped once, and his daughter Thalia died because of it. But the other Olympians have made no commitment and have not stopped having children, which is why Camp Half-Blood exists and why Keepers like Grover do their...
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