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Hera
used in The Lost Hero

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queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women with whom Zeus fell in love
  • Hera had been watching him his entire life.
    Chapter 11 (88% in)
Hera = queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women with whom Zeus fell in love
  • Zeus and Hera.
    Chapter 4 (74% in)
  • Hera's cabin was smaller but done in the same style, except the doors were carved with peacock feather designs, shimmering in different colors.
    Chapter 4 (75% in)
  • Unlike the other cabins, which were all noisy and open and full of activity, the Zeus and Hera cabins looked closed and silent.
    Chapter 4 (76% in)
  • And Hera?
    Chapter 4 (78% in)
  • I've got nothing good to say about Hera right now.
    Chapter 4 (80% in)
  • Hera's cabin was not someplace Piper would want to live.
    Chapter 4 (81% in)
  • Hera's piercing eyes seemed to follow Piper.
    Chapter 4 (82% in)
  • A stone hawk sat on Hera's shoulder, and in her hand was a staff topped with a lotus flower.
    Chapter 4 (83% in)
  • For a goddess of home and marriage, Hera's place reminded Piper of a tomb.
    Chapter 4 (84% in)
  • But Annabeth, you said Hera sent you a dream vision.
    Chapter 4 (95% in)
  • The first communication from a god in a month, and it's Hera, the least helpful goddess, and she contacts me, her least favorite demigod.
    Chapter 4 (95% in)
  • "Hera's cabin," Annabeth gasped, like they'd run all the way.
    Chapter 7 (98% in)
  • As soon as I got to camp, I had a premonition about Hera's cabin.
    Chapter 8 (5% in)
  • The woman was Hera.
    Chapter 8 (19% in)
  • Hera?
    Chapter 8 (20% in)
  • Of Juno, Hera's Roman aspect, in her most warlike state.
    Chapter 8 (22% in)
  • So Hera is imprisoned?
    Chapter 8 (23% in)
  • If they can shut up Hera—".
    Chapter 8 (24% in)
  • And if Hera has asked Jason for help—".
    Chapter 8 (26% in)
  • Hera said she'd been trying to break through her prison bonds for a month.
    Chapter 8 (29% in)
  • Hera sent her the same message—Free me.
    Chapter 8 (33% in)
  • "He means Hera," Annabeth said.
    Chapter 8 (75% in)
  • But if Hera took your memory, only she can give it back.
    Chapter 8 (95% in)
  • And if I had to meet the queen of the gods, I'd hope she was more in a Hera mood than a Juno mood.
    Chapter 8 (96% in)
  • Hera's voice—".
    Chapter 9 (74% in)
  • Then she realized Rachel was talking about what happened in Hera's cabin.
    Chapter 9 (77% in)
  • "Hera created Argus," Rachel explained.
    Chapter 9 (79% in)
  • What's happened to Hera?
    Chapter 9 (81% in)
  • Whatever's happening with Hera—I think you two are meant to work together.
    Chapter 9 (88% in)
  • Hera sends you a vision and you come back with three new demigods in one day.
    Chapter 10 (17% in)
  • Hera, the queen of the gods, has been taken.
    Chapter 10 (34% in)
  • Then Rachel told them about Piper passing out in Hera's cabin.
    Chapter 10 (37% in)
  • The message Hera had delivered there was so similar that Piper got a chill.
    Chapter 10 (38% in)
  • The only difference: Hera had warned Piper not to betray her: Bow to his will, and their king shall rise, dooming us all.
    Chapter 10 (38% in)
  • Hera knew about the giant's threat.
    Chapter 10 (39% in)
  • It's clear Hera herself has issued you a quest.
    Chapter 10 (40% in)
  • "You must save Hera to prevent a great evil," Rachel continued.
    Chapter 10 (41% in)
  • If the gods don't already know Hera's gone, they will definitely notice her absence by then.
    Chapter 10 (43% in)
  • The voice that came out was raspy and ancient—the sound a snake would make if it could talk: "Child of lightning, beware the earth, The giants' revenge the seven shall birth, The forge and dove shall break the cage, And death unleash through Hera's rage."
    Chapter 10 (61% in)
  • She just issued a prophecy—Jason's prophecy to save Hera!
    Chapter 10 (63% in)
  • If breaking Hera's cage unleashes her rage and causes a bunch of death ... why would we free her?
    Chapter 10 (64% in)
  • It might be a trap, or—or maybe Hera will turn on her rescuers.
    Chapter 10 (64% in)
  • Hera took my memory.
    Chapter 10 (65% in)
  • Hera can be vengeful.
    Chapter 10 (66% in)
  • First off, I'm not helping Hera.
    Chapter 10 (71% in)
  • As I said, I'm not about to rush off to rescue Hera, even if her disappearance sets the rest of the Olympians fighting again.
    Chapter 10 (74% in)
  • I had the vision of Hera; not you.
    Chapter 10 (84% in)
  • Tia Callida was Hera.
    Chapter 11 (4% in)
  • Now Leo was sure that Tia Callida, his psychotic babysitter, had been Hera all along.
    Chapter 11 (33% in)
  • "Hera," Leo muttered, "you're not even here, are you?
    Chapter 11 (87% in)
  • He remembered a time when Tia Callida (Hera, whatever) had made him chop jalapenos in the kitchen and he'd gotten the juice in his eyes.
    Chapter 12 (16% in)
  • "Hera," Jason said.
    Chapter 13 (72% in)
  • You mean, Hera?
    Chapter 13 (82% in)
  • The idea of going up against an evil force powerful enough to kidnap Hera scared him witless, especially since he didn't even know his own past.
    Chapter 14 (28% in)
  • I thought maybe it was Hera, but—".
    Chapter 14 (61% in)
  • I wouldn't trust Hera, but I don't think she's the enemy.
    Chapter 14 (61% in)
  • And maybe that would lead him to Hera's prison.
    Chapter 14 (68% in)
  • Free Hera.
    Chapter 14 (75% in)
  • A shred of memory had ignited—maybe a tiny piece that Hera had forgotten to steal.
    Chapter 14 (90% in)
  • And third, Jason finished, they had to find out who the storm spirits worked for, so they could find Hera and free her.
    Chapter 17 (28% in)
  • Leo told them about Tia Callida, who was really Hera, and how she'd appeared to him at camp.
    Chapter 17 (53% in)
  • Thing is, everybody says don't trust Hera.
    Chapter 17 (63% in)
  • "Besides," Jason continued, "helping Hera is the only way I can get back my memory.
    Chapter 17 (71% in)
  • And that dark spire in my dream seemed to be feeding on Hera's energy.
    Chapter 17 (72% in)
  • If that thing unleashes a king of the giants by destroying Hera—".
    Chapter 17 (73% in)
  • At least Hera is on our side—mostly.
    Chapter 17 (74% in)
  • Chiron also talked about worse forces stirring on the solstice, with it being a good time for dark magic, and all—something that could awaken if Hera were sacrificed on that day.
    Chapter 17 (78% in)
  • Then they'd unleash Hera's rage, causing a lot of death.
    Chapter 17 (89% in)
  • Hera had left him just enough memory that he could be certain Thalia was his sister.
    Chapter 19 (44% in)
  • Hera had taken those memories.
    Chapter 19 (49% in)
  • It made Jason so angry, he wanted to walk away, let Hera rot in that cage: but he couldn't.
    Chapter 19 (53% in)
  • We're on a quest for the queen of the gods herself, so unless you want Hera busting down your doors, you're going to let us go.
    Chapter 20 (44% in)
  • A son of Zeus, favored by Hera?
    Chapter 20 (46% in)
  • If we find them, maybe we can find Hera.
    Chapter 20 (49% in)
  • Hera's in trouble," Jason said.
    Chapter 20 (51% in)
  • And Hera sent you there....
    Chapter 20 (65% in)
  • If Hera's plan fails, which I think it will, you will tear each other apart.
    Chapter 20 (68% in)
  • It is not for me to interfere in Hera's plan.
    Chapter 20 (70% in)
  • She's the one who's trapped Hera?
    Chapter 20 (78% in)
  • If anyone can tell you where Hera is imprisoned, it is Aeolus.
    Chapter 20 (80% in)
  • As for who you will meet when you finally find Hera's cage—truly, if I told you that, you would beg me to freeze you.
    Chapter 20 (81% in)
  • What is Hera to you?
    Chapter 21 (80% in)
  • Even if you succeeded, you heard the prophecy: unleashing Hera's rage would mean your destruction.
    Chapter 21 (82% in)
  • Hera left me that memory for a reason.
    Chapter 22 (80% in)
  • "Hera," Jason said.
    Chapter 25 (10% in)
  • Hera gestured at the tendrils of her cage.
    Chapter 25 (11% in)
  • Hera smiled sadly.
    Chapter 25 (13% in)
  • Only Hera looked different—a little more stooped and tired.
    Chapter 25 (17% in)
  • As Hera, I might have been content to follow my lord's wishes.
    Chapter 25 (27% in)
  • "You will soon," Hera said.
    Chapter 25 (39% in)
  • Hera's form shivered like a candle flame in the breeze.
    Chapter 25 (40% in)
  • "Hurry, Jason," Hera said.
    Chapter 25 (44% in)
  • Hera's eyes looked wild, and Jason wondered if she really had done something crazy.
    Chapter 25 (46% in)
  • "I cannot tell you more," Hera said.
    Chapter 25 (49% in)
  • But Hera's image faded, and Jason awoke.
    Chapter 25 (52% in)
  • I—I know... but something Hera said.
    Chapter 25 (69% in)
  • But Hera's gamble is me.
    Chapter 25 (71% in)
  • Jason envisioned that dark spire in the old reflecting pool —growing larger as Hera got weaker.
    Chapter 25 (86% in)
  • In the old stories, Porphyrion kidnapped Hera.
    Chapter 25 (87% in)
  • That's what Hera told me.
    Chapter 25 (90% in)
  • He thought about what Hera had said in his dream.
    Chapter 25 (95% in)
  • They had to find Hera, and they now had only two days until the solstice.
    Chapter 26 (14% in)
  • If you are to die, Hera had warned, it will be by her hand.
    Chapter 26 (33% in)
  • If Hera wanted him to succeed, why had she stolen the memories that could help him?
    Chapter 26 (37% in)
  • Plus, he needed time to think about the quest, his sister Thalia, and Hera's warnings.
    Chapter 26 (72% in)
  • A memory tugged at the back of his mind—something Hera had warned him about, but it seemed fuzzy.
    Chapter 26 (96% in)
  • Hera had taken away his memories for a reason.
    Chapter 27 (46% in)
  • Hephaestus made it as a punishment for his mother, Hera.
    Chapter 28 (26% in)
  • Hera said demigods and gods had to join forces to defeat them.
    Chapter 29 (80% in)
  • What my blasted mother Hera is doing now—she's a meddling fool playing a dangerous game, but she's right about one thing: you demigods have to unite.
    Chapter 29 (86% in)
  • Hera had called them her keepers.
    Chapter 32 (63% in)
  • When I dreamed about Hera in her cage, she said Zeus was acting unusually paranoid.
    Chapter 33 (31% in)
  • And Hera—she said she went to those ruins because a voice had been speaking in her head.
    Chapter 33 (32% in)
  • He acted like getting the greatest demigods together was going to be almost impossible—like Hera was trying, but it was a really stupid thing to do, and there was some secret Hephaestus wasn't supposed to tell me.
    Chapter 33 (36% in)
  • "So that means Hera is being kept somewhere else," Hedge reasoned.
    Chapter 33 (86% in)
  • So you have to choose—rescue your dad, or rescue Hera.
    Chapter 33 (87% in)
  • If you go after Hera, then Enceladus takes care of your dad.
    Chapter 33 (87% in)
  • We have to save Hera, or the giant king gets unleashed.
    Chapter 33 (90% in)
  • Hera stole his memories.
    Chapter 35 (30% in)
  • Hera?
    Chapter 35 (30% in)
  • Jason explained about their quest—the prophecy at camp, Hera getting imprisoned, the giant taking Piper's dad, and the winter solstice deadline.
    Chapter 35 (31% in)
  • So Hera's been ... what, hiding you all these years?
    Chapter 35 (34% in)
  • I think Hera wanted for us to meet.
    Chapter 35 (36% in)
  • But you can't trust Hera, especially since we're children of Zeus.
    Chapter 35 (39% in)
  • Mom blamed Hera.
    Chapter 35 (59% in)
  • She claimed the goddess was coming after you too—that Hera had barely tolerated my birth, but two demigod children from the same family was too big an insult.
    Chapter 35 (59% in)
  • Mom even said she hadn't wanted to name you Jason, but Zeus insisted, as a way to appease Hera because the goddess liked that name.
    Chapter 35 (61% in)
  • She said Hera claimed you and you were as good as dead.
    Chapter 35 (69% in)
  • Listen, Jason, what did Hera call you in that dream?
    Chapter 36 (75% in)
  • And Hera said you were an exchange.
    Chapter 36 (78% in)
  • That's where they're keeping Hera?
    Chapter 36 (85% in)
  • They'd told her what Thalia had said on the bridge—how they could save both her dad and Hera—but Jason didn't really understand how they were going to do that, and he wasn't sure if the possibility had made Piper more hopeful or just more anxious.
    Chapter 37 (24% in)
  • We need to rescue him and find out where Hera is being held captive.
    Chapter 38 (70% in)
  • There's a veil of magic over Hera's location—very strong, impossible to locate.
    Chapter 38 (70% in)
  • Piper would never take his memories the way Hera had taken Jason's.
    Chapter 39 (58% in)
  • I do not always agree with Hera, but she's taken a bold risk, and I agree it must be done.
    Chapter 39 (98% in)
  • Starting with Hera.
    Chapter 40 (92% in)
  • They had to save Hera.
    Chapter 46 (6% in)
  • If Gaea can claim it, use its power to entomb Hera on the solstice and raise Porphyrion—that might be enough to awaken the earth goddess fully.
    Chapter 47 (39% in)
  • Even if Leo survived this quest and saved Hera, Leo wouldn't have any happy reunions.
    Chapter 47 (53% in)
  • It was a trap to kill anyone who tried to rescue Hera.
    Chapter 48 (36% in)
  • Hera thinks that's the moment when Porphyrion will be reborn.
    Chapter 48 (38% in)
  • If we don't free Hera soon—".
    Chapter 48 (39% in)
  • At Hera's insistence.
    Chapter 48 (44% in)
  • Leo turned to Hera with grudging respect.
    Chapter 48 (66% in)
  • "That, Jason," Hera said, "is the king of the giants being reborn."
    Chapter 48 (70% in)
  • "Indeed," Hera said.
    Chapter 48 (71% in)
  • "Joke all you wish," Hera said in a clipped tone.
    Chapter 48 (74% in)
  • "Without me, you do not have the power," Hera said.
    Chapter 48 (77% in)
  • Hera demanded.
    Chapter 48 (78% in)
  • Hera paced furiously around her cage, cursing in Ancient Greek.
    Chapter 48 (80% in)
  • Hera gave him the godly stink-eye.
    Chapter 48 (83% in)
  • Hera shouted.
    Chapter 49 (25% in)
  • Tiresome as ever, Queen Hera.
    Chapter 49 (27% in)
  • You're the one who tricked Hera into coming here," Jason said.
    Chapter 49 (31% in)
  • Hera is failing.
    Chapter 49 (97% in)
  • Hera's plan will never work.
    Chapter 50 (23% in)
  • The melting ice on Hera's cage sloughed off in a curtain of slush, and the goddess called, "Oh, don't mind me!
    Chapter 50 (27% in)
  • As much as Jason disliked Hera, what he saw inside the cage alarmed him.
    Chapter 50 (29% in)
  • Not only was Hera sinking, the ground was rising around her like water in a tank.
    Chapter 50 (30% in)
  • Hera warned.
    Chapter 50 (30% in)
  • Get Hera free!
    Chapter 50 (48% in)
  • Hello, Hera.
    Chapter 50 (59% in)
  • Hera said.
    Chapter 50 (59% in)
  • You wouldn't dare," Hera said, but she was weakening.
    Chapter 50 (62% in)
  • Piper kept whispering to the cage, and Leo kept sawing, but the earth was still rising inside Hera's prison, covering her up to her waist.
    Chapter 50 (63% in)
  • "Hurry," Hera said.
    Chapter 50 (72% in)
  • Hera's cage was almost completely filled with earth.
    Chapter 50 (76% in)
  • The mud around Hera disintegrated.
    Chapter 50 (94% in)
  • Hera glowed brighter.
    Chapter 50 (98% in)
  • He watched as Hera turned into a supernova, exploding in a ring of force that vaporized every monster instantly.
    Chapter 50 (99% in)
  • Hera stood over them in her simple black robes and shawl.
    Chapter 51 (3% in)
  • Hera's eyes flickered with power.
    Chapter 51 (10% in)
  • Hera cried.
    Chapter 51 (13% in)
  • Death unleash, through Hera's rage.
    Chapter 51 (16% in)
  • "Impossible," Hera said.
    Chapter 51 (19% in)
  • "Healing is not a power of Aphrodite," Hera said regretfully.
    Chapter 51 (22% in)
  • Hera said.
    Chapter 51 (26% in)
  • "That was Hera," Thalia grumbled.
    Chapter 51 (29% in)
  • Piper faced Thalia and Hera.
    Chapter 51 (32% in)
  • Hera—Your Majesty—we couldn't have rescued you without the Hunters.
    Chapter 51 (32% in)
  • And Thalia, you never would've seen Jason again —/wouldn't have met him—if it weren't for Hera.
    Chapter 51 (34% in)
  • Hera crossed her arms.
    Chapter 51 (38% in)
  • She wasn't sure how to respond to Hera's compliment, but Leo stepped in.
    Chapter 51 (44% in)
  • "No," Hera agreed.
    Chapter 51 (45% in)
  • Hera didn't answer, but a sense of dread washed over Piper.
    Chapter 51 (49% in)
  • She glanced at Hera.
    Chapter 51 (55% in)
  • "Queen Hera," Piper interceded.
    Chapter 51 (56% in)
  • The dry reflecting pool showed no sign of the earthen tendrils that had brought back the giant king or imprisoned Hera.
    Chapter 51 (59% in)
  • "You were given a destiny," Hera said.
    Chapter 51 (65% in)
  • "It was the right choice for you as well, Jason," Hera insisted.
    Chapter 51 (69% in)
  • Hera nodded.
    Chapter 51 (74% in)
  • "Not to Camp Half-Blood, no," Hera agreed.
    Chapter 51 (76% in)
  • "No," Hera said.
    Chapter 51 (79% in)
  • "Giving you answers would make those answers invalid," Hera said.
    Chapter 51 (82% in)
  • Hera waved aside the question.
    Chapter 51 (88% in)
  • Whatever Hera had done to shoot them across the country, it wasn't good for Piper's stomach.
    Chapter 51 (94% in)
  • "Hera," he said.
    Chapter 55 (35% in)
  • She was Juno and Hera.
    Chapter 55 (56% in)
  • He ended with Hera's visit right before the meeting.
    Chapter 56 (31% in)
  • "So Hera was here," Annabeth said.
    Chapter 56 (32% in)
  • Because Hera is convinced we need both camps to win the war with the giants.
    Chapter 56 (78% in)
  • "Hera said my coming here was an exchange of leaders," Jason said.
    Chapter 56 (90% in)

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