" 'Die, honey!' And she flew straight at me. Absolute terror ran through my body. I did the only thing that came naturally: I swung the sword." Page 13 Mrs. Dodds turns into a monster and attacks Percy.
Chapter 8 Character vs. Nature
"Clarisse's friends were all laughing...I turned just as water blasted out of the toilet again, hit-ting Clarisse straight in the face so hard it pushed her down onto her butt... Her friends started coming toward her.But then the other toilets exploded, too, and six more streams of toilet water blasted them back.Percy is fighting with Clarisse and her friends. Page 96
Chapters 6 - 8 Character vs. Self
The problem was, I couldn't find a blade that felt right in my hands. Either they were too heavy, or too light, or too long. Luke tried his best to fix me up, but he agreed that none of the practice blades seemed to work for me." Page 114 None of the practice Swords are balanced for Percy.
Character vs Character Chapter 1
Foot racing? No good either. The wood-nymph instructors left me in the dust. They told me not toworry about it. They'd had centuries of practice running away from lovesick gods. But still, it was a littlehumiliating to be slower than a tree. Page 113 Percy is racing a wood nymph who is part of nature.
"Chiron," I said. "If the gods and Olympus and all that are real ..." "Yes, child?" "Does that mean the Underworld is real, too?" Page 82 Percy is having an inner battle if he should go save his mom and about his mom. Also Percy is fighting an inner battle whether the Greek gods are real
I don't remember touching her, but the next thing I knew, Nancy was sitting on her butt in the fountain, screaming, "Percy pushed me!" Page 10 Percy got really mad at Nancy so he pushed her into the fountain.