Perseus is the granddaddy of all the Greek heroes, coming before Theseus, Heracles, Odysseus, and the rest. In a lot of ways, Perseus is the dude that all mortal heroes have to measure up to. Perseus is best known for beheading the Gorgon Medusa, a snake-haired lady who can turn anybody who looks at her into stone. On top of that, Perseus is also known for slaying the Cetus, a giant sea monster, in order to rescue the Princess Andromeda, the fair maiden who would one day be his wife. As if all this wasn't enough, Perseus also founded the famous Greek city Mycenae.
|Nickname||P-Diddy, Percy, Slayer|
|Current city||Hades, the underworld|
|Occupation||Being a legendary hero (It's exhausting.)|
|Education||I got on-the-job training.|
|Political views||If we had elections, I'd vote for Zeus.|
|Parents||Zeus (dad) and Danae (mom)|
|Siblings||I'm my mother's only child, but my father, Zeus, has too many kids to keep up with.|
|Children||Perses, Alcaeus, Mestor, Heleus, Meleus, Sthenelus, Electryon, Cynurus, Gorgophone, Autochoe|
|Enemies||King Polydectes (slimeball who was putting the moves on my mom)|
Medusa (scariest lady I ever met)
The Cetus (sea monster who tried to eat my wife)
Atlas (thinks he's so big and important)
|Relationship status||Married to Andromeda|
|Interested in||The mortal ladies! Though I'm a happily married man.|
|Quotations||"I can be your hero, baby.|
I can kiss away the pain.
I will stand by you forever.
I can take your breath away."
– Enrique Iglesias
"He who is brave is free."
"Violence is my last option."
– Chuck Norris
"Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind."
– Bruce Lee
"The coward calls a brave man rash, the rash man calls him a coward."
"I'm just your average ordinary everyday superhero
Trying to save the world, but never really sure
I'm just your average ordinary everyday superhero
Nothing more than that, that's all I really am
"Just a day job that's someone's gotta do
It's kinda hard when everyone looks up to you
Try to make it look easy, gonna make it look good
Like anybody would"
– Smash Mouth
|Books||The Spiderman series|
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (that White Witch needs to be decapitated)
The Percy Jackson series, especially The Lightning Thief and The Sea of Monsters
Rock Sculpture: The Joy of Stone Carving
Battle: A Visual Journey Through 5,000 Years of Combat
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (I love it when Harry defeats the basilisk)
A Wizard of Earthsea
|Music||Everyday Superhero by Smash Mouth|
Holding Out for a Hero by Bonnie Tyler
Hotel California by The Eagles
Superman's Song by Crash Test Dummies
Be My Lover by La Bouche
Anything by Enrique Iglesias
Anything by Ricky Martin, but especially Hero
Clash of the Titans (1981)
Clash of the Titans (2010)
The Last of the Mohicans
Anything with Bruce Lee
|TV Shows||River Monsters|
Lawn ornaments and decorative statues
Medusa's severed head
Hermes' winged sandals
Hades' Helm of Darkness
|Activities||Slaying ugly monsters|
Rescuing beautiful maidens
Expanding my sculpture garden
Playing old-school Mario games (I just love rescuing Princess Peach.)
Playing Fruit Ninja
Sons of Zeus