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Poseidon
used in The Lightning Thief

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Greek mythology:  the god of the sea and earthquakes
  • And of course she's got the rivalry with Poseidon.
    Chapter 7 (47% in)
  • Zeus, Poseidon, Hades.
    Chapter 8 (33% in)
  • Poseidon the sea, Hades the Underworld.
    Chapter 8 (34% in)
  • But Zeus and Poseidon-they both had, like, a bazillion kids in the myths.
    Chapter 8 (35% in)
  • World War II, you know, that was basically a fight between the sons of Zeus and Poseidon on one side, and the sons of Hades on the other.
    Chapter 8 (36% in)
  • The winning side, Zeus and Poseidon, made Hades swear an oath with them: no more affairs with mortal women.
    Chapter 8 (37% in)
  • "Poseidon," said Chiron.
    Chapter 8 (**% in)
  • After lessons, she would walk away muttering to herself: "Quest ... Poseidon?
    Chapter 9 (6% in)
  • Now that I was declared a son of Poseidon, one of the Big Three gods who weren't supposed to have kids, I figured it was a crime for me just to be alive.
    Chapter 9 (19% in)
  • "Poseidon and Zeus," I said.
    Chapter 9 (33% in)
  • During the winter solstice, at the last council of the gods, Zeus and Poseidon had an argument.
    Chapter 9 (39% in)
  • He immediately blamed Poseidon.
    Chapter 9 (40% in)
  • The forges of the Cyclopes are under the ocean, which gives Poseidon some influence over the makers of his brother's lightning.
    Chapter 9 (42% in)
  • Zeus believes Poseidon has taken the master bolt, and is now secretly having the Cyclopes build an arsenal of illegal copies, which might be used to topple Zeus from his throne.
    Chapter 9 (42% in)
  • The only thing Zeus wasn't sure about was which hero Poseidon used to steal the bolt.
    Chapter 9 (43% in)
  • Now Poseidon has openly claimed you as his son.
    Chapter 9 (43% in)
  • Then again, Poseidon has tried to unseat Zeus before.
    Chapter 9 (45% in)
  • Poseidon and Hera and a few other gods ... they, like, trapped Zeus and wouldn't let him out until he promised to be a better ruler, right?
    Chapter 9 (46% in)
  • And Zeus has never trusted Poseidon since.
    Chapter 9 (47% in)
  • Of course, Poseidon denies stealing the master bolt.
    Chapter 9 (47% in)
  • Poseidon-my dad-he didn't really have this master bolt stolen, did he?
    Chapter 9 (49% in)
  • Most thinking observers would agree that thievery is not Poseidon's style.
    Chapter 9 (49% in)
  • Zeus has demanded that Poseidon return the bolt by the summer solstice.
    Chapter 9 (50% in)
  • Poseidon wants an apology for being called a thief by the same date.
    Chapter 9 (50% in)
  • Olympians forced to choose sides between Zeus and Poseidon.
    Chapter 9 (52% in)
  • "What better peace offering," Chiron said, "than to have the son of Poseidon return Zeus's property?"
    Chapter 9 (54% in)
  • If Poseidon doesn't have it, where is the thing?
    Chapter 9 (54% in)
  • If Zeus and Poseidon weaken each other in a war, who stands to gain?
    Chapter 9 (75% in)
  • Especially if he has found out Percy is a son of Poseidon... .
    Chapter 9 (78% in)
  • He must suspect Poseidon will try to use Percy to clear his name.
    Chapter 9 (79% in)
  • He hid it in the Underworld, knowing full well that Zeus would blame Poseidon.
    Chapter 9 (80% in)
  • Zeus or Poseidon could go down to the Underworld and bust some heads.
    Chapter 9 (84% in)
  • Besides, even if the other gods suspect Hades-and I imagine Poseidon does-they couldn't retrieve the bolt themselves.
    Chapter 9 (85% in)
  • I'm saying it's no accident Poseidon has claimed you now.
    Chapter 9 (87% in)
  • Poseidon had ignored me for twelve years.
    Chapter 9 (88% in)
  • You've known I was Poseidon's son all along, haven't you?
    Chapter 9 (88% in)
  • Athena is no fan of Poseidon, but if you're going to save the world, I'm the best person to keep you from messing up.
    Chapter 9 (98% in)
  • One time my mom caught Poseidon with his girlfriend in Athena's temple, which is hugely disrespectful.
    Chapter 10 (47% in)
  • Another time, Athena and Poseidon competed to be the patron god for the city of Athens.
    Chapter 10 (47% in)
  • The more I thought about it, I resented Poseidon for never visiting me, never helping my mom, never even sending a lousy child-support check.
    Chapter 10 (59% in)
  • Medusa was Poseidon's girlfriend.
    Chapter 11 (89% in)
  • I mean, didn't Athena and Poseidon ever cooperate?
    Chapter 13 (40% in)
  • My mom invented it, but Poseidon created horses out of the crests of waves.
    Chapter 13 (40% in)
  • "If you are the son of Poseidon," Echidna hissed, "you would not fear water.
    Chapter 13 (93% in)
  • I remembered the swirling green trident that had appeared above my head the night of capture the flag, when Poseidon had claimed me as his son.
    Chapter 13 (98% in)
  • Why had Poseidon saved me?
    Chapter 14 (28% in)
  • Word leaked out about the Zeus-Poseidon standoff.
    Chapter 15 (14% in)
  • Aphrodite, Ares, and Apollo are backing Poseidon, more or less.
    Chapter 15 (15% in)
  • Will it be Athena versus Poseidon?
    Chapter 16 (41% in)
  • Poseidon has played his most desperate card.
    Chapter 16 (48% in)
  • What had Annabeth said about Poseidon creating horses?
    Chapter 16 (60% in)
  • They honor Lord Poseidon, though they do not serve in his court.
    Chapter 17 (36% in)
  • And ... you serve in Poseidon's court?
    Chapter 17 (36% in)
  • Poseidon would not have you die before your time.
    Chapter 17 (42% in)
  • I wanted to see the court of Poseidon.
    Chapter 17 (47% in)
  • "You are brave to come here, Son of Poseidon," he said in an oily voice.
    Chapter 19 (50% in)
  • Had I not sent my Fury to discover you at Yancy Academy, Poseidon might have succeeded in hiding his scheme to start a war.
    Chapter 19 (64% in)
  • You will be exposed as Poseidon's thief, and I will have my helm back!
    Chapter 19 (65% in)
  • You and the satyr have been helping this hero-coming here to threaten me in Poseidon's name, no doubt-to bring me an ultimatum.
    Chapter 19 (66% in)
  • Does Poseidon think I can be blackmailed into supporting him?
    Chapter 19 (66% in)
  • "Poseidon didn't-I didn't-"
    Chapter 19 (67% in)
  • Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades had been set at each other's throats by someone else.
    Chapter 19 (76% in)
  • Someone stole Zeus's master bolt, and Hades's helm, and framed me because I'm Poseidon's kid.
    Chapter 20 (11% in)
  • Poseidon will get blamed by both sides.
    Chapter 20 (11% in)
  • Oh yeah, Hades will be mad at both Zeus and Poseidon, because he doesn't know who took this.
    Chapter 20 (19% in)
  • Athena and Poseidon together.
    Chapter 20 (47% in)
  • "Peace, brother," Poseidon finally said.
    Chapter 21 (37% in)
  • "I have admitted my wrongdoing," Poseidon said.
    Chapter 21 (38% in)
  • Poseidon asked calmly.
    Chapter 21 (39% in)
  • "Perseus," Poseidon said.
    Chapter 21 (40% in)
  • I got the feeling Poseidon really didn't know what to think of me.
    Chapter 21 (41% in)
  • In a strange way, I was glad that Poseidon was so distant.
    Chapter 21 (42% in)
  • "Address Lord Zeus, boy," Poseidon told me.
    Chapter 21 (43% in)
  • "He is proud and impulsive," Poseidon said.
    Chapter 21 (46% in)
  • Poseidon and Zeus looked at each other.
    Chapter 21 (49% in)
  • Poseidon made some kind of suggestion, but Zeus cut him off.
    Chapter 21 (49% in)
  • Poseidon tried to argue.
    Chapter 21 (50% in)
  • "Your uncle," Poseidon sighed, "has always had a flair for dramatic exits.
    Chapter 21 (53% in)
  • Poseidon regarded me.
    Chapter 21 (54% in)
  • Poseidon gripped his trident.
    Chapter 21 (55% in)
  • Poseidon shook his head.
    Chapter 21 (57% in)
  • Poseidon was silent for a long time.
    Chapter 21 (58% in)
  • I wanted to ask if Poseidon would come with me to see her, but then I realized that was ridiculous.
    Chapter 21 (62% in)
  • Poseidon's eyes took on a little sadness.
    Chapter 21 (63% in)
  • "Your mother is a queen among women," Poseidon said wistfully.
    Chapter 21 (64% in)
  • Suddenly I understood what Poseidon had told me on Olympus.
    Chapter 21 (86% in)
  • Poseidon had told me that.
    Chapter 21 (89% in)
  • "Poseidon called you a queen," I told her.
    Chapter 21 (92% in)
  • Being the son of Poseidon, I didn't have any cabin mates, so the Ares cabin had volunteered to make my shroud.
    Chapter 22 (2% in)
  • I wondered, if Poseidon were watching, would he approve of my choice?
    Chapter 22 (99% in)

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

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