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Michael Kahale is a Roman demigod son of Venus. He is currently centurion of the First Cohort at Camp Jupiter. His sponsor is Octavian.

History

Michael's father was a high school linebacker in Hilo, Hawaii when Venus was attracted to him. At some point he came to the continental United States and made his way to the Wolf House. After being trained by Lupa, he made his way to Camp Jupiter and became a probatio in the First Cohort. He eventually became one of the cohort's centurions along side Octavian.

The Heroes of Olympus

The Blood of Olympus

Michael was in a dream talking to Octavian about his decision to reinstate Bryce Lawrence.

Michael appears in a speed boat with Leila and Dakota to arrest Reyna and Nico. After a brief fight with Coach Hedge, he was knocked out by Tyson as he and Ella came to help Nico and Coach Hedge. Nico di Angelo, Dakota and Leila drag him to shore and leave him by the docks. He then comes over to Octavian before his onager went off and was sent to his death.

Personality

Mike is extremely loyal to the Twelfth Legion Fulminata. He obeys his superiors no matter who they are. Despite his loyalty to Octavian, he is shown to doubt his plans and Reyna believes his heart is in the right place even if he makes poor decisions. Towards the end, his loyalty falters and he later purposefully lets Octavian kill himself to end his madness.

Appearance

Mike is described with a tan skin and muscular arms. He has dark hair and eyes. His tattoo is a dove, one of Venus' sacred animals.

Abilities

  • ADHD: Like most demigods, he possesses inborn supernatural battle reflexes and senses that he uses to analyze the fighting style of his opponent.
  • Combat Prowess: He is trained in Roman legionary warfare.
  • Dyslexia: His brain is hardwired for Latin.

Demigod Abilities

  • Amokinesis: As a son of Venus, Michael has some control over many degrees of control over love, lust, beauty, etc. though on a much smaller scale than his mother.
    • He can attract attract a person of any gender when they walk by.
    • He may have the ability to change his physical features, as Venus is the goddess of love and beauty.
  • Beauty: He is able to radiate beauty, regardless of how he may look. This ability sometimes prevents enemy forces from willingly attacking him, even as he charges them head-on.
  • French: As a child of Venus, he is presumed to be able to speak French fluently due to it being the "language of love."

Trivia

  • Being born in Hawaii, Mike is the only known American demigod who was born outside of the gods current realm of power.
  • Early on in The Blood of Olympus, he went by Mike, but later on in the book he goes by Michael.
  • Kahale means house in Hawaiian.