rick kane

Who has the most dangerous Girlfriend/boyfriend?
  • Percy: Annabeth judo-flipped me once and tried to kill me a few times.
  • Carter: Well, Zia once tried to set me on fire.
  • Will: Nico can summon zombies. I think I win.
  • Magnus: Alex cut my head off once.
  • Others: *stunned silence*
  • Magnus: I win, bitches.

Rick Riordan books all exist in the same universe…just think about that for a second. How much chaos can possibly exist at the same time in this one universe? Both Kane Chronicles and Percy Jackson take place around the same time, then Heroes of Olympus and Magnus Chase are very close together on the timeline. Trials of Apollo comes right after. Did gods from all these cultures conspire and say “Hey, let’s just continuously fuck up the world for a few years.” I can’t handle this. 

Things Rick Riordan has included in his books:

1 - POC (Frank Zhang, Hazel Levesque, Piper Mclean, Carter/Sadie Kane, Zia Rashid, Samirah al-Abbas, etc.)

2 - Continued calling out of rape culture & misogyny

3 - Racial profiling and how it affects people

4 - Genderfluid/trans representation

5 - Gay representation

6 - Bi representation

7 - Arguably, pan representation

8 - The way homeless people are treated by society

9 - Religious people that are open-minded and respect others beliefs

10 - Atheists that respect others beliefs and don’t hate on religion for no apparent reason

11 - Said religious people and atheists being friends

12 - Erasure of biracial people and their identity

13 -  Biracial people not always looking like the caramel skin, green eyes etc. stereotype

14 - Cop violence

15 - Deaf representation (Hearthstone)

16 - actual gay couples instead of just token characters?

17 - kids with ADHD

18 - kids with dyslexia 

19 - the continued refusal to accept the “beauty or brains” nonsense

20 - Arguably, he calls out internalized misogyny

21 - the idea that arranged marriages are not always detrimental or unloving

22 - muslim representation

basically you should love rick riordan and read everything that he writes

feel free to add to this list

friendly reminders that
  • frank is lactose intolerant
  • hazel doesn’t know what a chicken nugget is
  • nico literally had a nightmare about popcorn. popcorn
  • carter kane essentially did the same thing for zia rashid that leo did for calypso. keep that in mind.
  • bianca willingly left nico twice in both life and death, once to join the hunters and then to be reborn
  • percy can’t control the mist. thalia and hazel can.
  • jason hadn’t seen his mother since he was two years old
  • paul is an example of a good stepparent. annabeth’s stepmother is an example of a bad stepparent
  • magnus’s mom had a pixie cut, like alex
  • hazel likes to draw
  • nico likes card games which is a 100% guarantee he is a total nerd for magic the gathering, dungeons and dragons, etc. as well as probably video games and star wars and star trek
  • sadie is dating both anubis and walt
  • dead moms club: nico, bianca, hazel, leo, frank, jason, hedge
  • yes, coach hedge’s mother is dead.
  • piper is a vegetarian
  • pretty much all of frank’s family (except ares, obviously) is dead or presumed dead.
  • jason is near-sighted
  • alex does pottery
  • the titan and giant wars are just two of the wars chiron has been around to see. and he has been around since the original ancient greece.
  • percy is going to be an older brother
  • piper’s dad is famous. so she probably kind of is too, at least to some degree.
  • the three roman emperors that have come back to life are part of the group that has been terrorizing percy and the gang since the beginning
  • grover exists. he’s a member of the council of cloven elders. he and juniper are dating. in case you forgot. (i know rick did…)
  • tyson and ella are dating (also, tyson!!!)
  • rick riordan himself is a character within the series (royal scribe at camp half-blood, receiver of carter and sadie’s recordings, percy’s editor)
  • also, he wrote each book each year (sometimes two in a year). this guy deserves waaaay more credit than he gets
  • anubis likes to chill in graveyards
  • and, finally, may castellan is probably still making sandwiches and baking cookies for a son who will never come
Information I learned from the Rick Riordan Hammer of Thor book tour

• The Trials of Apollo series will be at least 5 books

• The Magnus Chase series will be at least 3 books

• We will get to meet Percy’s little sister at one point in the Trials of Apollo series

• He had no control over the Percy Jackson movies whatsoever

• There will be a PJO coloring book released in August 2017

• There will be a book called Camp Half Blood Confidential released in May 2017. This book will be about life at camp

• He said he encourages fan art and fan videos

• He said if you write fanfiction to go for it but he does not read it

• He said probably his two favorite characters to write from are Sadie Kane and Apollo

• Someone asked if liked Anubis or Walt better with Sadie and he said both

• He said that by the end of The Hammer of Thor half of us are going to want the next book and half of us are going to want to kill him

• There will be new characters in The Hammer of Thor

• He will always write for the middle grade age group but he loves it when older people keep reading the books as well

I just like that the Percy Jackson fandom is like the hufflepuff of fandoms:

  • People who don’t know about it think it’s silly 
  • We care a lot about diversity 
  • It’s lowkey gigantic, but feels small
  • Everyone from all the other fandoms is welcome 
  • Full of really nice and hilarious people 
  • We’re just happy to be included tbh

okay but rick riordan’s books 

  • basically mythology lessons 
  • racial diversity
  • LGBT+ awareness
  • show that stuff like ADHD and dyslexia don’t have to be problems
  • easy to read without being boring for more advanced readers
  • good humour
  • the movies aren’t a big part of their success
  • no swearing/implicit themes
  • well-developed characters
  • not only a series but multiple series
  • show you that anyone can be a hero

why would you not want your child to read these books I don’t understand

Who has the most dangerous Girlfriend/boyfriend?
  • Percy: Annabeth judo-flipped me once and tried to kill me a few times.
  • Carter: Well, Zia once tried to set me on fire.
  • Will: Nico can summon zombies. I think I win.
  • Magnus: Alex cut my head off once.
  • Others: *stunned silence*
  • Magnus: I win, bitches.
How it all started
  • Percy: Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood.
  • Carter: We only have a few hours, so listen carefully.
  • Magnus: YEAH, I KNOW. You guys are going to read about how i died in agony, and you're going to be like,'Wow! That sounds cool, Magnus! Can I die in agony too?
  • Apollo/Lester: My name is Apollo. I used to be a god.
I just realized

The PJO series was written mainly written so that Rick Riordan’s son would have a fictional character who could represent him. And, considering that, it just makes sense that Rick Riordan would be passionate about diversity and representation, and expand to other issues, including lgbt and race issues.

The whole point of these books is representation for kids that can’t conform to the norms. And, yeah, sometimes he messes up. But, he learns, and he tries very hard, and that’s something I really appreciate

i love the fact that all of the mythology series Riordan has written take place in the same universe. like, the Norse gods have just been chillin for thousands of years and then all of a sudden the world almost ends once a year for 6-7 years straight cause of the Greeks/Romans and the Egyptians are pretty much just like wtf guys, but the Norse haven’t really been paying attention (cause, hello 9 worlds to look after) and just sort of show up one day like

If I were to Give Rick Riordan’s Books Literal Titles...

Percy Jackson and the Olympians:

(TLT) This is Just the Beginning

(TSM) Sheepskin Saves the Day

(TTC) What Happens When Your Older Sibling Ditches You

(TBL) Luke is Freaking Kronos and Annabeth Still Doesn’t Get the Hint

(TLO) Shit Gets Real

The Kane Chronicles:

(TRP) Don’t Worry, We’re Just Taking a Short Break from Greek Mythology

(TTF) We’ll Entrust the World to a Senile, Childish, Really Old God

(TSS) Everybody Hates the Kanes

The Heroes of Olympus:

(TLH) Where is Percy

(TSN) Greek or Roman, Hera is a Bitch

(TMA) The Ultimate Rick-Hanger 

(HoH) Percy and Annabeth Give You a Free Tour Around the Pit of Eternal Damnation

(BoO) We Celebrate Mother Nature’s Death (Octavian’s Too)

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard:

(SoS) Don’t Trust Jason Grace, Wolves are Bad