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Hephaestus


Vulcan is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Hephaestus.
  Greek mythology:  the god of fire and metalworking who needed a stick to walk
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  • Vulcan is the Roman counterpart to the Greek Hephaestus.
  • Hephaestus makes the best, but we have a pretty good selection, too.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I talked to Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Hephaestus simply split one’s skull open and extracted whatever newborn god or goddess happened to be banging around in there.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo

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  • But Hephaestus had also said: Everything can be reused.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • The Colchis bulls, made by Hephaestus himself.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Charles Beckendorf, senior counselor for the Hephaestus cabin, would make most monsters cry for their mommies.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • I spotted Charles Beckendorf from the Hephaestus cabin stoking the forge outside the camp armory.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • I didn’t have Hephaestus’s skill with metalwork or-gods forbidDionysus’s way with vine plants.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Whereas now—well, it was probably no accident that it was the cripple Hephaestus who made ingenious machines; a normal man didn’t have to hoist or jack himself over hindrances by means of cranks, chains, and metal parts.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March

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  • Leo hadn’t changed much since then, except he seemed more comfortable in his role as a child of Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • Hephaestus would lose his temper when projects didn’t work out, and he’d toss his scraps into the mortal world.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Why,
    I’ll give you a mixing-bowl, forged to perfection—
    it’s solid silver finished off with a lip of gold.
    Hephaestus made it himself.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • We went down to the forge and helped Beckendorf from the Hephaestus cabin with his metalworking.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • "Vulcan is the Roman name for Hephaestus," Annabeth said, "the god of blacksmiths and fire."
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • After the Ares kids came the Hephaestus cabin-six guys led by Charles Beckendorf, a big fifteen-year-old African American kid.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Maybe Beckendorf from the Hephaestus cabin could fix it for me.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • He said they would make Kronos a new body, worthy of the forges of Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • I mean, no combination is going to be perfect, but Poseidon, Hephaestus, Pluto, Mars .
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Ares had allied themselves with everybody else: Dionysus, Demeter, Aphrodite, and Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Even Jake Mason, the hastily appointed new counselor from Hephaestus, managed a faint smile.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • It was the same look his father, Hephaestus, got whenever he invented some automaton that would later go berserk and start destroying cities.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • The only person at camp who had no problem with Tyson was Beckendorf from the Hephaestus cabin.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • At least the Hephaestus, Ares, and Hermes cabins had a few people each.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Titan’s Curse
  • But if you want to know his fate, I would visit my son Hephaestus at his forge.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Hephaestus’s kids weren’t pretty, and there were only four of them, but they were big and burly from working in the metal shop all day.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Hephaestus got a three and probably should’ve gotten lower, but with Beckendorf being gone and all, we cut them some slack.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Your dad is Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • "Holy Hephaestus," Leo muttered.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • Daedalus was a great inventor, a mortal after Hephaestus’s heart.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Most of which you stole from Bunker Nine and the Hephaestus cabin.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • He was flanked by a couple of Hermes guys covering his retreat, and a few Apollos behind them, fighting off the Hephaestus kids.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • But a daughter of Aphrodite and a son of Hephaestus?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • From the outside, the Hephaestus cabin looked like an oversize RV with shiny metal walls and metal-slatted windows.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Hephaestus’s cabin had used the bronze bulls, which were completely tame since they’d had their heads smashed in, to plow an oval track in a matter of minutes.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • Beckendorf led the Hephaestus team onto the track.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • The Hephaestus chariot was starting to gain on us, too.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • He gave the Hephaestus chariot a good shove and sent them skittering sideways while we pulled ahead.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • There has never been a mortal Hephaestus admired more.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • If anyone would have kept up with Daedalus and could tell you his fate, it is Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Battle of the Labyrinth
  • Shortly after his exile, Orion met Hephaestus, who took pity on the giant and crafted him new mechanical eyes even better than the originals.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • You’d never think, Hey, look, it’s the Hephaestus Bunch!
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Hephaestus cabin built it years ago.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Hephaestus is the god of fire, right?
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Demigod children of Hephaestus we’re just good with our hands.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • A long time ago some children of Hephaestus were born with power over fire.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • When a child of Hephaestus like that appears, it usually means something catastrophic is about to happen.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • They were long and thin, not callused like the other Hephaestus campers’.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • A girl from Hephaestus cabin stood up—Nyssa, the one with the red bandanna.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • The forge is the symbol of Vul—Hephaestus.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
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