The Question and Answer section for The Lightning Thief is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Percy is the son of Poseidon so he has a special relationship with water. Water seems to heal Percy's physical and emotional wounds.
Ares doesn't kill Percy because Percy promises to return the lightening bolt, as well as the helm, to Ares when he finds them.
Grover is a deuterogamist (second most important character after the protagonist). He is Grover's best friend and confidant. Grover was tasked to find Thalia Grace, Annabeth, and Luke Castellen. Grover is a satyr - half-goat, half-human. He can be...