Percy Jackson is a boy who has dyslexia and ADHD. Because of his conditions he has trouble at school. He lives with his mother and abusive stepfather, Gabe.
Descovers a Mentor
At a school feildtrip, Percy is taken aside by Mrs. Dodds, one of his teachers from school. She turns into a fury and almost kills Percy. Mr. Brunner, his Latin teacher, and Grover, his best friend come in and save him. They tell Percy about his father, and that he needs to come to camp
Passing the Threshold
When Percy gets close to camp a Minotaur attacks Percy's mother, Grover, and Percy. Percy doesn't want to go because his mother can't enter the camp.
Allies and Enemies
When Percy gets to camp he sees the activities at camp. They are unusual, like sword fighting or archery. The activities are for the young demigods to become heroes. The insrtucter is Percy's old latin teacher, Charon.
Percy stays in a cabin. He stays in this particular one because his father is Posiden.
During dinner, at the campfire, out of nowhere comes a scary flame person, it is Hades. He brings a message to Percy, telling him to bring Zeus' lightning.