The Skin Taker lunged forward but was soon stopped in his tracks with a sudden quick thrust of a cutlass from behind.
Percy stood at his back driving the blade through the Skin Takers ribs.
"Run!" he screamed twisting his blade and kicking the Skin Taker to the ground.
"Percy!" I yelled wide-eyed with a smile on my face.
"Why didn't you stay with the ship?" Patches asked.
"Well, I thought about it." he said with a nervous smile as we headed for the cave entrance carrying Tori with her arms over our shoulders "And I realized it just wouldn't be right to let you two have all the fun."
"You're a lifesaver, Percy." I said joyfully as we sprinted on as quick as we could.
"No time for kissing now." Patches interrupted. "We need to get back to the ship and get out of here."
"Too late!" Percy exclaimed as we drew near to the mouth of the cave to find Horace blocking our escape."
The shriek of the Skin Taker echoed from the depths of the cave as he closed in behind us."
"Come on!" Percy said tr