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Jul 1st 2011 at 2:46:49 AM •••

How come Camp Half-Blood's examples, such as the children of the 3 sons of Kronos and Luke Castellan, are not allowed to join the trope proper on the list of Super-Soldiers, yet?

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Jul 1st 2011 at 2:53:11 AM •••

Links? Information sources? I am not familiar with the works or the characters so I can not say for sure.

Jul 4th 2011 at 10:23:02 AM •••

Because i have yet to master how to make links according to Tv Tropes' fashion, i'll just post the following links, here.

As for information sources, The Iliad described Achilles as being an Ur example of one, given the fact that he bathed in the styx since he was a baby. And if the idea of Zeus genetically recycling his own blood-lines is to be believed, Hercules(or Herakles to the old Greeks) was most likely this trope as a demigod, given the fact that he could wipe the floor with very powerful beings in fights. After the Trojan War, i don't exactly see why Aeneas of Troy in his Post-Trojan War-days wouldn't fit the trope as well, in the 2nd half of The Aeneid.

Jul 4th 2011 at 10:33:23 PM •••

Well add it if you feel like it and explain specifically in the example.

Jul 23rd 2011 at 9:53:56 AM •••

Given the fact that Achilles was said to be mystically enhanced when he was a baby, and the fact that literally everywhere Achilles was, in the Trojan war, you can wager that the Trojans(who are fighting for their lives)and whatever allies they got would wind up getting slaughtered all over the place, that would particularly qualify him as a variable Ur-example in himself.

As for how Percy in particular fits? He managed to engage elite armies in the 5th novel, The Last Olympian, after having to bathe in the Styx, and combine that with the fact that children of the 3 sons of Kronos are harder to kill than most other people in general, this combination is quite lethal.

Next thing i'll add is that i don't know how to use the site, properly, much to my dismay.

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Jun 27th 2018 at 6:19:37 AM •••

Achilles, Luke, and Percy are technically super-soldiers (though that\'s a bit iffy), but the others are NOT super-soldiers, they\'re One-Man Armies. A Super Soldier is a regular soldier who\'s experimented on to produce something greater.

Apr 3rd 2010 at 5:59:52 PM •••

"Under international law, it is currently illegal to engage in supersoldier research."? Um...clarification or a cite, please?