Mark Of AthenaMark Of Athena4 years ago in General Fiction
The ship jolted a bit as they hit some turbulence. Jason glanced over his shoulder to where Leo was behind the wheel with a slanted sailors hat on his mop of curly brown hair. There was a huge smile on his lips and Jason could tell he was really enjoying finally being able to fly the Argo II, after months of planning and building and failed attempts she was finally working. Annabeth was below deck working on something for the quest, although Jason suspected she was probably working out what she was going to do when she saw Percy again. They still didn't know how much of the guys memory he would have back yet, possibly none, possibly all of it. Jason's fingers tapped nervously against the wooden edge of the ship as he looked down at the world below, they where almost there; he could feel it, like so
The Mark of Athena Chapter IChapter IThe Mark of Athena Chapter I3 years ago in Introductions & Chapters
Annabeth gazed aimlessly up at the clear blue sky, nervously thinking about all the possible scenarios of the day to follow. It seemed a lifetime ago when she sat with Percy by the lake in camp half-blood, discussing their plans for the summer. After their last goodbye that evening, she hadn't seen him again, because Hera stole Percy from her in an effort to bring together the Roman and Greek camps to destroy our common enemy, Gaea the earth Goddess. The queen of the Gods had "exchanged" Percy for a Roman leader named Jason as a test to show that we can co-operate.
Hera was already Annabeth's least favourite Goddess, sending cow upon cow to follow her around leaving little presents for her to step in wherever she went, but now she had drawn the last straw, taking away Percy from what had been the best time of her life. He had been gone eight months and he probably has no memory of his life or worst, Annabeth.