"We keep sparring until one of us pulls it off." Page 110 Luke was showing everyone a disarming technique so him and Percy sparred to show the technique in an actual battle.
Chapter 2 Character vs Self
"He expected me to provide him with his gambling funds." Page 31 Gabe was pretty much trying to steal money from him and by dragging Eddie into it he makes it a group effort.
Chapter 8 Character vs Nature #2
"I was in preschool, and a teacher accidentally put me down for a nap in a cot that a snake had slithered into." Page 40 Percy got set down in a cot with a snake in it, and then managed to strangle it death with his bare hands.
Chapter 2 Character vs Technology
I got so frustrated I threw the, Cambrige Guide to Greek Mythology across my dorm room. Words had started swimming off the page, circling my head, the letters doing one-eighties as if they were riding skateboards. Page 18 Percy's dyslexia angered him and made him throw his text book across his dorm.
"The lava had almost gotten me. My shirt had smoking holes in it. The hairs had been singed of my forearms." Page 111 Percy was doing the dangerous climbing wall and the lava that spews from it barely missed him.
"There was a huge grinding noise under our feet. Black smoke poured from the dashboard and the whole bus filled with a smell like rotten eggs.After a few minutes clanking around in the engine compartment, the driver announced that we'd all have to get off." Page 28 The greyhound bus (technology) broke down and Percy and Grover had to get off.