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mortal
used in The Lightning Thief

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mortal body
Definition
human (especially merely human); or subject to death
  • Few mortals have ever done this and survived:
    Chapter 17 (40% in)
mortals = humans (especially merely humans)
  • Oh, I love mortals-they have absolutely no sense of perspective.
    Chapter 5 (62% in)
  • The point is, the borders are sealed to keep mortals and monsters out.
    Chapter 7 (31% in)
  • From the outside, mortals look into the valley and see nothing unusual, just a strawberry farm.
    Chapter 7 (32% in)
  • She's the goddess of marriage, so of course she wouldn't go around having affairs with mortals.
    Chapter 8 (32% in)
  • It would cure us of almost any injury, but it was lethal to mortals.
    Chapter 10 (4% in)
  • No hero should harm mortals unless absolutely necessary, of course, but this sword wouldn't harm them in any case.
    Chapter 10 (26% in)
  • What do you mean it wouldn't harm mortals?
    Chapter 10 (27% in)
  • But the blade will pass through mortals like an illusion.
    Chapter 10 (28% in)
  • Even I am not old enough to remember that, child, but I know it was a time of darkness and savagery for mortals.
    Chapter 10 (37% in)
  • Mortals don't have good eyes," Annabeth reminded me.
    Chapter 10 (71% in)
  • But we can't count on mortals for help.
    Chapter 10 (72% in)
  • Works on mortals and immortals both.
    Chapter 22 (40% in)
  • I thought about what Chiron had told me when I started my quest-that a hero should never harm mortals unless absolutely necessary.
    Chapter 22 (41% in)

There are no more uses of "mortal" flagged with this meaning in The Lightning Thief.

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  • She touched Thalia's pine tree, then allowed herself to be lead over the crest and into the mortal world.
    Chapter 22 (98% in)
  • I wasn't liking Mr. D much, but there was something about the way he called me mortal, as if... he wasn't.
    Chapter 5 (63% in)
  • Your senses are better than a regular mortal's.
    Chapter 6 (77% in)
  • The monsters might ignore you, so you can get by with a few months of summer training and live in the mortal world the rest of the year.
    Chapter 7 (27% in)
  • In the mortal world, we attract monsters.
    Chapter 7 (27% in)
  • The winning side, Zeus and Poseidon, made Hades swear an oath with them: no more affairs with mortal women.
    Chapter 8 (37% in)
  • I knew somebody at camp resented me, because one night I came into my cabin and found a mortal newspaper dropped inside the doorway, a copy of the New York Daily News, opened to the Metro page.
    Chapter 9 (7% in)
  • And don't expect me to kowtow to you, mortal, just because old Barnacle-Beard is your father.
    Chapter 9 (24% in)
  • The first weapon made by the Cyclopes for the war against the Titans, the bolt that sheered the top off Mount Etna and hurled Kronos from his throne; the master bolt, which packs enough power to make mortal hydrogen bombs look like firecrackers.
    Chapter 9 (38% in)
  • "Percy," Grover cut in, "if you were Zeus, and you already thought your brother was plotting to overthrow you, then your brother suddenly admitted he had broken the sacred oath he took after World War II, that he's fathered a new mortal hero who might be used as a weapon against you....
    Chapter 9 (48% in)
  • The camp store loaned me one hundred dollars in mortal money and twenty golden drachmas.
    Chapter 10 (1% in)
  • The ancient mortal drachmas had been silver, Chiron told us, but Olympians never used less than pure gold.
    Chapter 10 (2% in)
  • Chiron said the coins might come in handy for non-mortal transactions-whatever that meant.
    Chapter 10 (2% in)
  • But what if a mortal sees me pulling out a sword?
    Chapter 10 (31% in)
  • Whenever divine or monstrous elements mix with the mortal world, they generate Mist, which obscures the vision of humans.
    Chapter 10 (32% in)
  • Mortal police could never find us.
    Chapter 13 (6% in)
  • She told him heroes had to be raised by their mortal parent.
    Chapter 13 (24% in)
  • He got a 'regular' mortal wife, and had two 'regular' mortal kids, and tried to pretend I didn't exist.
    Chapter 13 (27% in)
  • He got a 'regular' mortal wife, and had two 'regular' mortal kids, and tried to pretend I didn't exist.
    Chapter 13 (27% in)
  • At the very least, the mortal police would be arriving, trying to figure out who had blown a hole in the Arch.
    Chapter 14 (55% in)
  • But he must've been one hundred percent mortal, because the blade passed harmlessly right through his chest.
    Chapter 17 (65% in)
  • It's probably too complicated for your little mortal brain to follow, but the backpack is the master bolt's sheath, just morphed a bit.
    Chapter 20 (22% in)
  • I was about to decide this guy was just a regular mortal, and I'd better run for it before he called the straitjacket patrol, when he said, "No appointment, no audience, kiddo.
    Chapter 21 (14% in)
  • I had not met such a mortal woman in a thousand years.
    Chapter 21 (64% in)
  • There were no regular mortal sodas at the camp store.
    Chapter 22 (44% in)
  • But you must decide whether to stay at Camp Half-Blood year-round, or return to the mortal world for seventh grade and be a summer camper.
    Chapter 22 (86% in)

There are no more uses of "mortal" in The Lightning Thief.

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