Darian and I have both thoroughly enjoyed reading the Percy Jackson series. We also went a few weeks ago and saw the movie together. This evening, we were driving home and discussing the merits of movie vs book and Darian had the best insight ever.
Those of you unfamiliar with the stories, Percy Jackson is a young boy who discovers his father is the Greek god Poseidon. The entire series focuses on Percy's role in helping to defeat Poseidon's father Kronos. In the movie, however, Kronos is completely absent.
Darian, in his frustration with the movie, said "How could they leave out the main plot? That's like if you had church but you didn't have the consecration and the body and blood of Christ! That's like, it's like, Protestants!"
Such a little Catholic boy.