Follow TV Tropes


Fanfic / Altered Destinies

Go To

Altered Destinies and it's sequel Intertwined Destinies are Percy Jackson and the Olympians fanfictions by Anaklusmos14. In this story, Percy has a different and not so happy past, leading to him being adopted by Hades and being trained since an early age for the Great Prophecy.

The author comes recommended in the PJO main page

Tropes contained in Altered Destinies:

  • Attending Your Own Funeral: Percy, with good humor:
    "Come on guys, I would expect a more badass looking shroud for a son of Hades."
  • Advertisement:
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Between Zoe and Percy. Even after they get together.
  • Berserk Button: Don’t mess with Percy’s family or friends. Theo learns this the hard way.
  • Broken Hero: Percy, obviously.
  • Big, Friendly Dog: Percy’s dog is no other than Cerberus and loves getting scratched in the heads. Or kill his owner’s enemies.
  • Big Brother Mentor: Nico and Bianca couldn’t ask for more.
  • The Chew Toy: Theo in a nutshell.
  • Canon Defilement: Basically changing Percy's past entirely.
  • Covered with Scars: A legacy of Percy’s childhood.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Taken Upto Eleven with Percy. His stepfather tortured him and his mother for years before the beginning of the story.
  • Darkis Not Evil: Percy’s powers as a son of Hades, as in canon.
  • Demotedto Extra: The di Angelo siblings have a lot less importance than in the original story.
  • Advertisement:
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Everyone's reaction when Percy challenged Dionysus.
  • Good Is Not Soft: Percy is a good guy, but you don't want to be on his bad side.
  • I Am Not My Father: The campers were not welcoming to Zoe since she was a daughter of Atlas.
  • Jerkass: Theo, Son of Poseidon.
  • Just Friends: And don’t you dare say otherwise to Percy’s and Zoe’s relationship. They get over it.
  • Mayfly–December Romance: Zoe is over two thousand years old. Percy is fourteen at the beginning of the story.
  • Omniglot: Percy can speak English, Greek, Latin, Italian, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, French, Arabic, Portuguese, and some Russian
  • Power Glows: When Percy gets angry, you can see his aura.
  • Running Gag: Theo’s shoulder serves only one purpose: being shot by Percy.
  • Samaritan Relationship Starter: How Zoe meets Percy.
  • Advertisement:
  • Slap-Slap-Kiss: As beautifully described by Annabeth and Jason:
    Jason:"That Percy guy? I feel bad for him."
    Annabeth: "He's the only one who can handle her"
  • The Stations of the Canon: With some exceptions, the story follows canon pretty closely. Probably because the Fates want it so.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Piper is a Roman demigod and a centurion.
  • Tsundere: Zoe progresses from Type A to B through the story.
  • Worthy Opponent: Percy is this to Artemis. He doesn’t enjoy it.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: Double Subverted. Percy changes fate by saving Zoe from her canonical death, but the Fates make sure things are set right moments later.
  • You Didn't Ask: Percy already knew about the Labyrinth entrance was, to everyone else’s surprise.
    ’’I found the entrance like a week into being here but figured it would be better if the campers didn't know about it. I assumed Chiron and the gods already knew where it was.’’

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:


Media sources: