Strange things often happened around Percy, often resulting in him getting into some kind of trouble or getting kicked out of school.When he was just a baby, Percy was attacked by a snake, but managed to strangle it to death, just like the famous demigod Hercules.Soon, Poseidon left due to affairs in Mount Olympus.When he was a toddler, his mother married Gabe Ugliano, hoping his smell will mask Percy from monsters, whom Percy despised and called "Smelly Gabe" because of his body odor that smelled like moldy garlic pizza wrapped in gym shorts.
As an internet-certified feminist, the culture behind beauty pageants has always raised certain, unanswerable questions for me.
Perhaps that admission is enough to revoke my web-feminist certification, but hear me out: I can see the obvious indicators that physical appearance is a huge part of pageant culture, and that sucks, but it's also something that the contestants are aware of.
It's not a beauty pageant's fault that people are hardwired to pass judgment on someone's looks.
Secret fantasies and hidden cravings from those who are curious.
No matter which camp you fall into, you're not alone!