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Though we mortals don't notice them, the world is full of monster. Percy and his demi-god friends encounter plenty of monsters, because monsters can smell half-bloods and like to chase them down and kill them. For more detailed information about the Fabulous Creatures of Ancient Greek culture, check out Theoi Greek Mythology.