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1. “Save yourselves!” Percy warned. “It is too late for us!”Then he gasped and pointed to the spot where Frank was hiding. “Oh, no! Frank is turning into a crazy dolphin!”Nothing happened. “I said,” Percy repeated, “Frank is turning into a crazy dolphin!”Frank stumbled out of nowhere, making a big show of grabbing his throat. “Oh, no,” he said, like he was reading from a teleprompter. “I am turning into a crazy dolphin.”He began to change, his nose elongating into a snout, his skin becoming sleek and gray. He fell to the deck as a dolphin, his tail thumping against the boards. The pirate crew disbanded in terror.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

2. “[Iris] squeezed his hand. "Don't lose hope, Frank. Rainbows always stand for hope.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

3. “[Piper] rushed to get dressed. By the time she got up on deck, the others had already gathered—all hastily dressed except for Coach Hedge, who had pulled the night watch. Frank’s Vancouver Winter Olympics shirt was inside out. Percy wore pajama pants and a bronze breastplate, which was an interesting fashion statement. Hazel’s hair was all blown to one side as though she’d walked through a cyclone; and Leo had accidentally set himself on fire. His T-shirt was in charred tatters. His arms were smoking.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

4. “Two hundred Romans, and no one’s got a pen? Never mind!" He slung his M16 onto his back and pulled out a hand grenade. There were many screaming Romans. Then the hand grenade morphed into a ballpoint pen, and Mars began to write. Frank looked at Percy with wide eyes. He mouthed: Can your sword do grenade form?Percy mouthed back, No. Shut up.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

5. “Annabeth gripped the hilt of her dagger. “A bounty on our heads . . . as if we didn’t attract enough monsters already.”“Do we get WANTED posters?” Leo asked. “And do they have our bounties, like, broken down on a price list?”Hazel wrinkled her nose. “What are you talking about?”“Just wondering how much I’m going for these days,” Leo said. “I mean, I can understand not being as pricey as Percy or Jason, maybe . . . but am I worth, like, two Franks, or three Franks?”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

6. “He turned to Frank who was trying to pull his fingers out of the Chinese handcuffs…“Okay,” Frank relented. “Sure.” He frowned at his fingers, trying to pull them out of the trap. “Uh, how do you—”Leo chuckled. “Man, you’ve never seen those before? There’s a simple trick to getting out.”Frank tugged again with no luck. Even Hazel was trying not to laugh.Frank grimaced with concentration. Suddenly, he disappeared. On the deck where he’d been standing, a green iguana crouched next to an empty set of Chinese handcuffs.“Well done, Frank Zhang,” Leo said dryly, doing his impression of Chiron the centaur. “That is exactly how people beat Chinese handcuffs. They turn into iguanas.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

7. “No!" Leo yelled. "Uhhh," Nico groaned from the floor. "Piper!" Jason cried. "Monkey!" Frank yelled. "Not monkeys," Hazel grumbled. "I think those are dwarfs.""Stealing my stuff!" Leo yelled, and ran for the stairs.”

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Author : Rick Riordan

8. “Here's a tip, Alyconeus. Next time you choose the biggest state for your home, don't set up base in the part that's only 10 miles wide. Welcome to Canada, idiot.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

9. “Part of their problem was Percy. He fought like a demon, whirling through the defender's ranks in a completely unorthodox style, rolling under their feet, slashing with his sword instead of stabbing like a Roman would, whacking campers with the flat of his blade, and generally causing mass panic.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

10. “Back in my day, we died all the time, and we liked it!”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

11. “Frank held up the Chinese handcuffs. “Keep it simple.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

12. “This is Buford,” Leo announced. “You name your furniture?” Frank asked.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

13. “No," Frank said. "I'm only a centurion."Jason cursed in Latin. "He means he can't control a whole legion. He's not of high enough rank."Nico swung back his black sword at another gryphon. "Well, then, promote him!”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

14. “Percy and Hedge lay on the deck, looking exhausted. Hedge was missing his shoes. He grinned at the sky, muttering, “Awesome. Awesome.” Percy was covered in nicks and scratches, like he’d jumped through a window. He didn’t say anything but he grasped Annabeth’s hand weakly as if to say, Be right with you as soon as the world stops spinning.Leo, Piper, and Jason, who’d been eating in the mess hall, came rushing up the stairs. “What? What?” Leo cried, holding a half-eaten grilled cheese sandwich. “Can’t a guy even take a lunch break? What’s wrong?”“Followed!” Frank yelled again. “Followed by what? Jason asked.“I don’t know!” Frank panted. “Whales? Sea monsters? Maybe Kate and Porky!”Annabeth wanted to strangle the guy, but she wasn’t sure her hands would fit around his thick neck. “That makes absolutely no sense.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

15. “Percy looked at Coach Hedge and Frank. “A trap?”“Probably,” Frank said. “She’s not mortal,” Hedge said, sniffing the air. “Probably some kind of goat-eating, demigod-destroying fiend from Tartarus.”“No doubt,” Percy agreed. “Awesome.” Hedge grinned. “Let’s go.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

16. “What exactly did you find in Atlanta?”Frank unzipped his backpack and started bringing out souvenirs. “Some peach preserves. A couple of T-shirts. A snow globe. And, um, these not-really-Chinese handcuffs.”Annabeth forced herself to stay calm. “How about you start from the top—of the story, not the backpack.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

17. “Anybody have any money?”Frank checked his pockets. “Three denarii from Camp Jupiter. Five dollars Canadian.”Hedge patted his gym shorts and pulled out what he found. “Three quarters, two dimes, a rubber band and—score! A piece of celery.”He started munching on the celery, eyeing the change and the rubber band like they might be next.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

18. “Kinzie smiled smugly. “You admire our base of operations? Yes, our distribution system is worldwide. It took many years and most of our fortune to build. Now, finally, we’re turning a profit. The mortals don’t realize they are funding the Amazon kingdom. Soon, we’ll be richer than any mortal nation. Then—when the weak mortals depend on us for everything—the revolution will begin!”“What are you going to do?” Frank grumbled. “Cancel free shipping?”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

19. “Tyson, Frank is a descendant of Poseidon.""Brother!" Tyson crushed Frank in a hug.Percy stifled a laugh. "Actually he's more like a great-great-...Oh, never mind. Yeah, he's your brother.""Thanks." Frank mumbled through a mouthful of flannel.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

20. “Frank heard a laugh behind him. He glanced back and couldn't believe what he saw. Nico di Angelo was actually smiling."That's more like it," Nico said. "Let's turn this tide!”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

21. “Hope," Frank grumbled. "I'd rather have a few good weasels.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

22. “We’ve arrived,” Leo announced. “Time to Split.”Frank groaned. “Can we leave Valdez in Croatia?”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

23. “If I'm going to burn, it might as well be bright.”

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Author : Rick Riordan

24. “Sometimes wisdom came from strange places, even from giant teenaged goldfish.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

25. “It was like Percy had faced death before, like he knew about grief. What mattered was listening. You didn’t need to say you were sorry. The only thing that helped was moving on—moving forward.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

26. “The ruins stretch from the river to the base of that mountain over there, about half a kilometre.’ ‘How far is that in regular measurements?’ Percy asked. Frank rolled his eyes. ‘That is a regular measurement in Canada and the rest of the world. Only you Americans –’ ‘About five or six football fields,’ Hazel interceded, feeding Arion a big chunk of gold. Percy spread his hands. ‘That’s all you needed to say.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Blood of Olympus

27. “Ah, Senor Zhang," Leo said, "you know how you're always saying, 'Leo, you are the only true genius among demigods'?""I'm pretty sure I never said that.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Blood of Olympus

28. “Snake people do not drink milk," Kekrops said. "We are lactose intolerant reptiles.""Me too!" Frank said. "I mean . . . lactose intolerant. Not a reptile. Though I can be a reptile sometimes-”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Blood of Olympus

29. “All aboard for one last trip.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Blood of Olympus

30. “The whole crew sat on the deck, without a storm or a monster attack to worry about for the first time in days, and ate ice cream. Well, except for Frank, who was lactose intolerant. He got an apple.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Blood of Olympus

31. “The truth hit him. Jason wasn't quite Roman anymore. His time at Camp Half-Blood had changed him. Reyna had recognized that. Apparently, so did the undead legionnaires. If Jason no longer gave off the right sort of vibe, or aura of a Roman leader...”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

32. “Never mind," Leo said. "I'm pretty sure pi is, uh, 3.1415 blah blah blah. The number goes on forever, but the sphere has only five rings, so that should be enough, if I'm right." "And if you're not?" Frank asked. "Well, then, Leo fall down, go boom. Let's find out!”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

33. “This is the Propylon." He waved toward a stone path lined with crumbling columns. "One of the main gates into the Olympic valley.""Rubble!" said Leo"And over there - " Frank pointed to a square foundation that looked like the patio for a Mexican restaurant - "is the Temple of Hera, one of the oldest structures here.""More rubble!" Leo said."And that round bandstand-looking thing - that's the Philipeon, dedicated to Philip of Macedonia.""Even more rubble! First rate rubble!”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Blood of Olympus

34. “Self-pity isn't helpful, kid. It isn't worthy of you.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

35. “...you shouldn't try to carry a problem alone. But if you don't want to talk about it, that's okay.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Sea of Monsters

36. “because apologizing for something you didn't do is better than dying for it!”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

37. “What are these guys?" He whispered"Canadians," Percy said. Frank leaned away from him. "Excuse me?""Uh, no offense," Percy said. "That's what Annabeth called them when I fought them before. She said they live in the north, in Canada.""Yeah, well," Frank grumbled, "we're in Canada. I'm Canadian. But I've never seen those things before.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

38. “Frank tugged again with no luck. Even Hazel was trying not to laugh.Frank grimaced with concentration. Suddenly, he disappeared. On the deck where he’d been standing, a green iguana crouched next to an empty set of Chinese handcuffs.“Well done, Frank Zhang,” Leo said dryly, doing his impression of Chiron the centaur. “That is exactly how people beat Chinese handcuffs. They turn into iguanas.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

39. “Would Grandmother scold him? Would she say, “Frank! Thank the gods, you've come. I'm surrounded by monsters.”More likely she'd scold him, or mistake them for intruders and chase them off with a frying pan.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

40. “Nico drank from the chalice, then offered it to Jason. "You asked me about trust, and taking a risk? Well, here you go, son of Jupiter. How much do you trust me?"Frank wasn't sure what Nico was talking about, but Jason didn't hesitate. He took the cup and drank.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

41. “Hazel frowned. "Why that one?""You don't see the ghost?" Frank asked."Ghost?" Nico asked.Okay... if Frank was seeing a ghost that the Underworld kids couldn't see, something was definitely wrong.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

42. “About five meters ahead, Nico was swinging his black sword with one hand, holding the scepter of Diocletian aloft with the other. He kept shouting orders at the legionnaires, but they paid him no attention.Of course not, Frank thought. He's Greek.[...]Jason's face was already beaded with sweat. He kept shouting in Latin: "Form ranks!" But the dead legionnaires wouldn't listen to him, either.[...]"Make way!" Frank shouted. To his surprise, the dead legionnaires parted for him. The closest ones turned and stared at him with blank eyes, as if waiting for further orders."Oh, great..." Frank mumbled.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

43. “Frank, how did you do that?" Jason yelled.Frank's head swam with pain. He forced himself not to pass out. "I'm the ranking Roman officer," he said. "They- uh, they don't recognize you. Sorry."Jason grimaced, but he didn't look particularly surprised. "How can we help?”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The House of Hades

44. “At the front window was something that looked like a machine gun with a cluster of barrels. “Rocket launcher?” he wondered aloud. “Nope, nope! Potatoes. Ella doesn't like potatoes.”“Ella! Where are the others?”“Roof. Ogre-watching. Ella doesn't like ogres. Potatoes.”Potatoes? Frank didn't understand until he swiveled the machine gun around. Its eight barrels were loaded with spuds. At the base of the gun, a basket was filled with more edible ammunition…“They have cannonballs,” Frank said, “and we have a potato gun.”“Starch,” Ella said thoughtfully. “Starch is bad for ogres.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

45. “[Hazel] hissed in frustration. 'I hate eidolons. I thought Piper made them promise to stay away.''Oh...' Frank said, like he'd just had his own daily happy thought. 'Piper made them promise to stay off the ship and not possess any of us. But if they followed us, and used other bodies to attack us, then they're not technically breaking their vow...''Great,' Leo muttered. 'Eidolons who are also lawyers. Now I really want to kill them.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

46. “Back when I was on my first assignment as a seeker, I was way out in Arizona. Brought in this kid named Clarisse.” “Clarisse?” “Sibling of yours,” Hedge said. “Ares kid. Violent. Rude. Lots of potential.”

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Author : Rick Riordan

47. “Why would Roman gods want to date Chinese Canadians?”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune

48. “Your lifeline…oh, the burning stick. Right.” Leo resisted the urge to set his hand ablaze and yell: Bwah ha ha! The idea was sort of funny, but he wasn’t that cruel.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

49. “Is it fair your life burns so short and bright? Death had asked. "No such thing as fair," Frank told himself. "If I'm going to burn, it might as well be bright.”

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Author : Rick Riordan

50. “Frank couldn't breathe underwater.But where was he?Percy turned in a full circle. Nothing. Then he glanced up. Hovering above him was a giant goldfish. Frank had turned -clothes, backpack, and all- into a koi the size of a teen-aged boy."dude." Percy sent his thoughts through the water, the way he spoke to other sea creatures. "A goldfish?"Frank's voice came back to him: "I freaked. We were talking about goldfish, so it was on my mind. Sue me.”

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Author : Rick Riordan

51. “Save yourselves!" Percy warned. "It is too late for us!" Then he gasped and pointed to the spot where Frank was hiding. "oh no! Frank is turning into a crazy dolphin!" Nothing happened. "I said," Percy repeated, "Frank is turning into a crazy dolphin." Frank stumbled out of nowhere, making a big show of grabbing his throat. "oh no," he said, like he was reading from a teleprompter, "I am turning into a crazy dolphin.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Mark of Athena

52. “According to Festus, our flying table, Buford, made it back safely while we were in Charleston, so those eagles didn't get him. Unfortunately, he lost the laundry bag with your pants.""Dang it!" Frank Barked, which Leo figured was probably severe profanity for him.No doubt Frank would've cursed some more -busting out the golly gees and the gosh darns- but Percy interrupted by doubling over and groaning."Did the world just turn upside down?" he asked.Jason pressed his hands to his head. "Yeah, and it's spinning. Everything is yellow. Is it supposed to be yellow?”

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Author : Rick Riordan

53. “Fair... You'd be amazed how often I hear that word, Frank Zhang,and how meaningless it is. Is it fair your life will burn so short and bright? Was it fair when I guided your mother to the Underworld? No, not fair. And yet it was her time. There is no fairness in Death. If you free me, I will do my duty.”

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Author : Rick Riordan
Source : The Son of Neptune