The Last Olympian
Most people get presents on their sixteenth birthday. I get a prophecy that could save or destroy the world. That's how it is when you're the son of Poseidon, God of the Sea. According to an ancient prophecy, bad things will happen when I turn sixteen - because I'm the one who gets to decide the... show more
Most people get presents on their sixteenth birthday. I get a prophecy that could save or destroy the world. That's how it is when you're the son of Poseidon, God of the Sea. According to an ancient prophecy, bad things will happen when I turn sixteen - because I'm the one who gets to decide the fate of the entire world.
Publish date: August 1st 2010
Pages no: 361
Edition language: English
Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians (#5)
Overall this was a satisfying end to the series. There's so much action, and it's so good. The series isn't perfect by any means, but it was definitely worth the reread. The rest of this post is just a list of rambling notes/questions/observations so it's all going under a cut. Potential spoiler...
Super quick "review" for a book that took me way too long to get through (no fault of the book's, I assure you). A mostly satisfying end to an entertaining series. Perhaps I shouldn’t call it the end, though, as the last chapter sets up the sequel series. Percy’s a nice guy, but I’m a little tired o...
I probably enjoyed this one just as much as the others. I like Rachel's fate. I like the fate-themed twist at the end. I like the promise the gods made at the end. I thought it was weird how they handled the spy situation. Every once and a while they'd be like, "Well, this sucks. We have a spy."...
Okay, so, I think this last book was just COMPLETELY INSANE. I didn’t like Nico in The Battle of the Labyrinth but I liked him in this one. Also, the Gods, like before are all just being so completely unreasonable. [spoiler] Like, did Hades really need to try and kidnap Percy so that Nico could fu...
Percy and the gang certainly have come a long way since The Lightning Thief. I waited for a long time before reading starting this series, because I tend to avoid books that get a lot of hype. But eventually, I caved and read it. And I'm so glad I did. Some of the battle scenes got dull after a wh...