Caution: When self-diagnosing demigodism, move at the speed of a mortal, a very slow mortal. It’s important that you consider ALL the signs without jumping to any conclusions. This is not WebMD, and being a demigod, although potentially very rewarding, is dangerous. Take the signs one by one.
If you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, you’re not alone. Children and adults worldwide are diagnosed with this condition, and they still thrive. And that includes one notable demigod, Percy Jackson. His ADHD certainly has its benefits, with his constantly shifting focus alerting him to any number of threats.
Caution: When self-diagnosing demigodism, move at the speed of a mortal, a very slow mortal.
Dyslexia can make reading challenging, but it’s often found in extremely intelligent people who are fast and creative thinkers. Makes sense for demigods, right? And let’s not forget, the demigod brain is also hardwired to understand its divine parent’s language. If words are sometimes all Greek to you, then maybe you have some long-lost Greek relatives. Or Roman. Ancestry.com may not give you the answers you seek—better to continue looking for other clues.
The Internet proves to us daily that we humans love our animal friends. Pets provide companionship and joy and, occasionally, eighteen million views on YouTube. What separates the human-beast connection from the demigod-beast connection is a demigod’s ability to actually converse with an animal. And we’re not talking about horse whispering, but full-on goat dialogue. In The Hammer of Thor, you might recall that Magnus Chase meets up with Otis (a very nervous goat) to get some intel about the whereabouts of Mjølnir, Thor’s hammer. If animals are sharing secrets with you, you might be a demigod.
Prophecies of Doom
No, we’re not talking about today’s headlines. If you truly are a demigod, it’s inevitable that you will one day receive an ominous and cryptic prediction warning you about an upcoming event. Attics, caves, and groves are excellent sites in which to receive a prophecy. When you are in one of those places, remember to ask yourself WHY ON EARTH AM I TEMPTING AN ORACLE? Have you not seen what prophecies do to demigods? Come on people, predictable and safe is a fine way to live!