Heroes of Olympus

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Name: Heroes of Olympus
Abbreviation(s): HOO, TLH (for Heroes of Olympus: The Lost Hero), SoN (for Heroes of Olympus: Son of Neptune), MoA (for Heroes of Olympus: Mark of Athena), HoH(for Heroes of Olympus: House of Hades), BoO (Heroes of Olympus: Blood of Olympus)
Creator: Rick Riordan (1964-)
Date(s): 2010 - 2014
Medium: novel series
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Rick Riordan's site
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Heroes of Olympus is a five-book series written by Rick Riordan. It picks up after the events of Percy Jackson and the Olympians, following the Seven in their quest to fulfill the Second Great Prophecy. Unlike Rick Riordan's previous series, which was told from the first person POV of Percy, this one is told from multiple third person POVs.

Fandom

  • Low opinion on new books (plot holes, ghostwriting accusations)
  • AO3/Tumblr-base, PJO fandom was FF.net/LJ-based? (even traditionally LJ-based stuff is on tumblr, like the Big Bang)
    • FF.net still seems to have a good chunck of stuff, but mostly het/gen, stuff involving PJO characters
    • LJ/DW community are not very crowded (have they ever been?)
  • PJO was more of a threshold fandom, tropes were fandom-specific, HoO has a balance of people active in others and newbies, more tropes, non-fandom specific (eg: Coffee Shop AUs)
  • Shared fans of other book series, such as Harry Potter, The Mortal Instruments

Characters and Pairings

  • More slash because of the Nico reveal
  • Negative reactions to new characters vs old characters experience decline in popularity (e.g: Grover, Luke)

Fanworks

Most works for Heroes of Olympus are hosted on tumblr and ao3

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