"The bull-man staggered around, trying to shake me. I locked my arms around his horns to keep from being thrown." Page 54 This quote shows the bull trying to hurt Percy as Percy fights back.
Chapter 2 Character vs Technology
"I'm sorry," Grover sniffled. " I'm a failure. I'm-I'm the worst satyr in the world." Page 59 This quote shows Grover beating himself up because he feels he didn't succeed with Percy and help him enough.
Chapter 4 Character vs Nature
"The headmaster sent my mom a letter the following week, making it official: I would not be coming back next year to Yancy Academy." page 17 This quote shows Percy's mom receiving the letter from the school that Percy will not be invited back to they're school next year.
Chapter 1 Character vs Character
"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." page 25 This quote shows the bus breaking down when the passengers are on it.
"There was another blinding flash, a jaw-rattling boom!, and our car exploded. I remember feeling weightless, like I was being crushed, fried, and hosed down all at the same time." page 47 This quote shows the car breaking down after lightning from a storm hits the roof.
"All the way into the city, I put up with Nancy Bobofit, the freckle, red headed kleptomaniac girl, hitting my best friend Grover in the back off the head with chucks of peanut-butter-and ketchup sandwich." page 3 This quote shows Nancy throwing bits of a sandwich at Grover's head.