Sally's parents tragically died in an unfortunate plane crash when she was five.
Strange things often happened around Percy, often resulting in him getting into some kind of trouble or getting kicked out of school.
He learned that he was at Camp Half-Blood, a place where people were trained to survive against monsters.
Percy learned that the director of the camp was the Greek wine god, Dionysus, who was very unpleasant and moody, and Mr.
He arrives home to his horrible step-dad Gabe Ugliano and his friends playing poker.
Gabe immediately demands money for his poker game and although Percy denies he has any, Gabe deduces that he has change from the cab drive and forces it from him.