The plot of The Lightning Thief will keep you on the edge of your seat. With many twists and turns, the plot of this book really drags you in. Tasks that seem at first to be no challenge to Percy or his friends, soon become more difficult than previously expected. However what is most interesting is not the difficulty of Percy's tasks along his journey, but how they become more difficult. Percy has already proven his ablility in fighting at Camp Half-blood, but will he be able to escape a trap set by a god, for a god? It is these twists and turns that will keep you reading The Lightning Thief.