This is Leo. I’m the… What’s my title? Am I like, admiral, or captain, or…”...– Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune (via p-i-p-e-r) I love this one
Annabeth: "Hermes said you bear the curse of Achilles. Hestia said the same thing. Did you... did you bathe in the River Styx?"
Percy: "Don't change the subject."
Annabeth: "Percy! Did you or not?"
Percy: "Um... maybe a little."
-The Last Olympian, Rick Riordan
The meaning of all the deaths in HP:
James and Lily: To establish the story line as well as to show orphans of war.
Cedric Diggory: To show Voldemort's mercilessness.
Sirius Black: To show Harry's lack of guidance/parental figures.
Albus Dumbledore: To show the death of a great leader can't stop a war.
Hedwig: To show the end of Harry's childhood.
Mad Eye: To show the death of a solider.
Dobby: To show even the smallest of creatures can die a Hero's death.
Fred Weasley: To show that some deaths you just can't get over. And that's okay.
Tonks and Remus Lupin: To reestablish orphans of war.
Colin Creevey: To show that the good die young, even when they aren't supposed to.
Severus Snape: To show that you can always change your ways. Always.