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Riley Hayfield

Daughter of Artemis

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a character in “Gods and Monsters: Olympus Has Fallen”, originally authored by Wolf's Bane109, as played by RolePlayGateway

Description



Image "You see it's easy when I'm stomping on a beat
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FULL NAME:
Riley Aleena Liles Hayfield

NICKNAME:
Rye/Ri | Most common
Lee | Less common
Al | Least used, tolerates

AGE:
Nine-Teen (19)

HOMETOWN:
Ogunquit, Maine

GODLY PARENT:
Artemis

GENDER:
Cis-Female

SEXUAL ORIENTATION:
Homoromantic | Demisexual

ETHNICITY:
Caucasian

DOB:
December 27th , 2001

HEX CODE
#49ad8f



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HEIGHT:
5' 8" | 172cm

WEIGHT:
125lbs | 56kg

APPEARANCE:
Riley has been reported as being considered handsomely beautiful by most, and elegantly fit by others, which also coincides with many saying she is the epitome of unorthodox, especially considering her day job as a veterinary tech student. She is considered such because, firstly, Riley has a plethora of tattoos that are usually on full display for all to see, usually due to sleeveless shirts or loose-fitting clothes in her attire, weather be damned. Riley can normally be found wearing skinny jeans and baggy tank tops or t-shirts, as well as the occasional sweater or jacket, along with the normal everyday combat boots or flats. Riley is best described as punk rock due to all of the tattoos, the ever-changing dyed hair and often seen as abrasive nature upon first seeing her, as a smile isn't exactly commonplace.

Riley has long hair that is usually styled messily, that is usually tied up in a tight ponytail,or let down and flowing, but depending on how she feels that day. The fancier and less casual in attire she goes, the more glamorous the appearance will be. Riley goes with what fits her, when and where, never really caring what kind of person she appears to be, as long as she is happy with herself, that's all that she cares about. Riley seems to hold an air of confidence and self-assurance and a bit of cockiness, but for those that truly know her (however few that may be), know that she is anything but, and is rather insecure and constantly nervous. And that the confident side is simply a facade, one she hopes never goes away.

As for scars and markings, she has plenty that cover at least 50% of her body. Ranging from scars, tattoos, and birthmarks. Most notably are her tattoos, of which she has a few worth noting. On her left bicep, she has all the phases of the moon, another one is on the left side of her ribcage, which is of an arrow. Another one is in the middle of her back, along her spine which is a family tree, another along her right forearm, and then lastly one that is on her left forarm. But as for scars, she has plenty of those as well. Most notably a hook-shaped scar behind her right ear, and then one that covers her lower back and wraps around to her abdomen, which appears to be from a burn.





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Abrasive ❖ Reserved ❖ Calculating
Loyal ❖ Reckless ❖ Sarcastic


PERSONALITY

Typically upon first seeing Riley, people assume that she is an angry, angsty, mad at the world type and everyone in it, it may slightly be the truth, but it also couldn't be the farthest from the truth. Once someone can look past the rough, tattoo-covered and constantly dyed hair exterior, they can see that she is an incredibly kind, caring, outgoing, and loving individual who, that once given the chance could prove to be your best friend if one desired. Riley is also what many would refer to as "That fucking dumbass with a good heart" from time to time by the people that she's known for years.

While she can be very serious and work-oriented and passionate about something, she also knows when to let loose and have fun on occasion. typically she is the outgoing one when she knows someone isn't feeling well, or is in a bad place, she'll happily lend a shoulder for someone to cry on or be there to listen to someone on their bad day. All while giving Riley's absolute attention, as if you are the only one in the world, that you're the only thing that she sees in the moment. Because it couldn't be any less true. Once Riley focuses on something, whether a person or situation, that is all she can see or focus on. Often times becoming a little unnerving with how much she may focus on someone or something at a time.

On a different note, Riley is rather very physically affection starved, while also being too scared to fully let themselves become vulnerable. Whether that is a trait she inherited from her mother, or not, no one is sure. One thing to take into account is that she is always being told that she is 'too tense' or needs to ease up a bit, never seeming to be fully relaxed, even if she is with someone that she considers a close friend. She is essentially a walking atom bomb of anxiety and nerves, and it is only a limited amount of time until she may explode.

When it comes to romance or relationships, much like her mother, part of her has a natural aversion to them, but on the opposite side she is a hopeless romantic, but more often than not is too scared to try to pursue anything. Riley may be an absolute flirt and can take any advantage she can to be close to someone, letting their walls down and be able to just let someone in, terrifies her. Deep down, she wants to be able to pursue a lasting relationship, something that can do more than last a week, or more than a simple hookup that lasts a few weeks. Riley may never admit to it, but when she falls for someone, it becomes rather obvious, and she falls all too hard.

But on the opposite end, there is something to note. Naturally, Riley is a very relaxed person that doesn't get bothered by much except for her constant anxiety, she also has a short fuse. Seeing people she's come to know and care for be mistreated or be in harm's way, makes it become an all too high chance for her to do something reckless. Often causing more bad than good decisions on the fly, putting her own safety on the line for someone else is a habit she has been told she has to break, but after years of being told not to be herself, or that she has to change and be more like her mother, she is tired of it and just wants to live as herself, an individual. not always being measured up to her immortal mother or other demigod siblings, which she often hears.

But by the end of the day, besides from what the Gods and other demi-gods may think, Riley is an individual and wants to make that clear to the immortals. She never asked for the life she was given, nor did she ever ask to be seen as weak or not needed by her own mother. Riley has a tall order to live up to, whatever that may be, she isn't sure just yet. She just hopes to one day to show her worth among the gods and demigods.

BIOGRAPHY

Riley's early life has become an ever steaming and brewing cocktail of misfortune and loneliness for the most part. For her younger years, Riley was forced into foster care, as neither of her birth parents wanted anything to do with the child. Like most of the Gods, Artemis simply gave up the child when it was time for her to be born. Returned Riley to her father and was gone, but her father, whoever the man was didn't want anything to do with the child and left her on a doorstep to be found one night. It was better than raising her in an unwanted and dysfunctional home he figured. The early years passed by slowly. Five years passed and Riley found herself still staring out that same window, waiting for someone to come and get her, take her away from this horrible place. But the years only continued on. Six. Seven. And then finally eight years, she spent staring out that window of the orphanage, wondering who would ever come for her, if anyone ever would. Let down appointment after appointment, she faced rejection and abandonment. Several kind-hearted couples who wanted a child came in for interviews, but when they saw she wasn't the child they wanted, they quickly moved on and left her with the rest.

Rejection and loneliness were an ever-present and always contributing factor in her life. Like a looming shadow that was always just out of reach followed Riley around for most of her life, sometimes she still questions if it ever left. It was around her ninth birthday when a couple finally came to the orphanage again. They had asked for an interview with Riley, which after a few hours seemed to be one of the best ones she had since being at the small orphanage. The couple eventually bid their goodbye to Riley, and said they'd see each other again soon and that was it.

One month later Riley was told to come downstairs where she was given the news. It felt like time and space both stopped as she was given the news. The couple had made a decision, and they came to the agreement that Riley would be perfect for their small family, that was if she wanted that. The rest from there on was history. Riley quickly left the orphanage a few weeks later and was welcomed into her new home in Ogunquit, Maine, two cities over from where she originally grew up.

Life seemed to finally go her way as she was given a proper education as she was enrolled in one of the local schools, and began slowly making friends, as well as having an older step-sister helped ease Riley into a family dynamic. But slowly as the years went on, and puberty began to rear its ugly head, things began to feel off for Riley. She always found herself feeling more attuned to nature and animals, maybe it was always that way when she was younger, she may be just never noticed due to her circumstances. Riley was never a popular kid in her social circles, and that only became more relevant when she entered high school.

She found herself becoming more and more of a recluse, especially outside of her classes. Always one who chose to be by herself, or out of the crowd and never among the popular groups. So it didn't come as much of a shock when she found herself alone and without many friends. At least in the form of people. As for animals, Riley had plenty. From the local flock of pigeons and doves to the stray cat or dog that hung around the town, Riley was always seen with some form of furry friend in her proximity, something she always preferred. Her stepmother, Hellen, always went on to say how she found Riley to be an odd one, especially how she never exactly had many friends or showed an interest in people. So when the doctor visits started when she was fourteen, Riley began to question whether it was for her own good, or simply due to her mother's paranoia about something being wrong with her. But as the few appointments that they had, it was quickly confirmed that she didn't have any disorders or dysfunctions that caused her to be less people-oriented. The doctor simply advised to just be there for her daughter more, try to spend more time with her, and maybe even be supportive of where she finds her interests. Having an introvert as a child was the least of her problems, which all too soon became an all too apparent factor.

Riley's older sister Rebecca had always been one for the party life. Always going out and spending the night at friend's, or going to bars with an obviously fake form of ID. Something that Riley promised to never bring up to their mother, if she played the innocent card, both would get off scot-free of their mother's wrath. Over the recent years, it had become rather obvious and clear that there were problems within the family, between the parents. Their arguments had been increasing as time had gone on, which only increased how often both of the girls avoided staying at the house. Partying was for Rebecca's escape while being out in the local forests was Riley's.

So when the news of their parents getting a divorce hit, it didn't come as a shock to either one. They both figured it was at any day that they would hear the news. Their father quickly moved out of the home, and was never seen again. Not that his involvement with his daughter's was ever a very relevant scenario. But it did leave Riley feeling rather alone and abandoned once more. Which only caused her to withdraw from more people, spending more outside of the house. Whether it was in the woods, or even going to the local beaches around the town, Riley found herself within her own head. Questioning if there was more to life than the constant misery and abandonment she had felt.

When her six-teenth birthday finally arrived, an unexpected guest showed up in her life. Riley was out on the town as she was taking one of her daily runs around the local trails when she quite literally almost ran into someone. It was an older man, maybe mid-thirties or so, kind and had an almost intimidating presence about him, if it wasn't for his all too cheery and welcoming smile. Something felt off about him, not in the creepy older man way, but like something about him was familiar to her. The man introduced himself as Andy, and that he was new to the town and decided to get to know his way around the local running trails. Riley was a bit skeptical of him, but the more they kept running into each other around town, whether it was the hiking trails or the local coffee shop, he always seemed to be there.

It was only one of these times when she ran into him at the local cafe that she decided to finally ask who he was. Not just some new local to the town, as she knew everyone. The two sat down as Andy said he had a lot of explaining to do and she'd need to take a seat. He went on to explain who he was, that he was actually her birth uncle, and had tracked her down. He just wanted to get to know his sister's daughter and wanted to see how she turned out. Riley informed him that she never knew her birth parents, and found it odd how her uncle knew where she was, when her own mother and father didn't know. He went on to explain, that the man that Riley knew since she was adopted, was in fact her birth father and when he discovered who she was, he didn't know what to do. He knew that if she ever found out the truth, that he had abandoned her all those years ago when he was her age, that she'd never forgive him. Which only caused Riley to press for more questions, how did he know all this and who was he really? The amount of time they ran into each other had gotten to become more than just a coincidence.

The man who introduced himself as Andy finally came clean. Explaining who her true parentage was. But most importantly, who her mother was, and why she never had any involvement in her life. Riley refused to believe that he was telling her the truth, it just felt too coincidental to be true. Too made up. But when Andy began to point out Riley's own suspicions about herself, that she slowly started to believe him. She always did feel like an outsider looking in on everyone else's life. That it just seemed, that she didn't belong there. Didn't belong anywhere. Riley began to put the pieces together, however unreal it all felt. There was no way that she was a daughter of a Goddess, nevermind that they were real. It was all stories they taught in storybooks, made up fairy tales and epics to help bring people into a world that wasn't their own. There was no way that any of it was real, right? Andy finally revealed himself as Appolo, God of music and foresight. He was able to tell her things about her own life that no one should have known, it should have been impossible. But he somehow knew every detail. All the pain and loneliness that she went through. Everything.

Riley had asked for her to be given some time to just, mull it all over. She needed to think. Let her mind grasp it all. Of course Appolo obliged, giving her one last goodbye, but not before giving her a warning. He couldn't explain it, but something dark loomed over her, and he just wanted her to be safe. Riley brushed it off as him being eccentric, but as time went on, and on one fateful day Riley understood what Appolo meant. It was a late and rainy night, and Riley was driving her sister home from a party, drunk as a skunk and high as a kite. They were coming around a bend when a car came around the turn, at all too fast of a speed. Riley didn't remember much after swerving the car, the sound of screeching rubber and the sound of broken glass and metal was all that she remembered as everything went black.

Riley woke up in hospital a few days later, with the pain she could only explain as fire around her lower half. An all too familiar face was by her side when she woke up. Appolo said that he was sorry and that he should have been there. Riley didn't understand what he meant at first, but when doctors and nurses came into the room, seeing how she was finally awake, she was given the news. The night of the car wreck, Riley had suffered minor injuries including a burn around her waist as she had passed out upon impact. Meanwhile, Rebecca had received the wost of it, and had been flung out of the car and died upon impact with the ground, several feet away from the car. The doctors didn't understand why or how she managed to survive, as the car had gone off the cliff and had tumbled down the cliffside, crushing itself under most of the weight. They could only explain it as a miracle, and that she should consider herself as such, as anyone else would have died, while she had a few broken bones, and cuts, as well as the burn along her body. A miracle. No, Riley knew what had happened, at least what she can remember was that she was pulled from the car before it lost its anchorage along the cliffside and fell down below onto the beach. She couldn't remember the face, but it wasn't Appolo. No, it was female. But it was a woman that Riley didn't recognize. At least not for a while.

Returning home from the hospital, things were only worse than ever before. Riley and her mother got into more arguments than she could count of both of her hands, and that was only in the first few weeks of her returning home. Things began to feel like they were crashing down around her, and after she was finally able to not be bedridden, she sought out something to do. Anything at all outside of school. She was given the opportunity of being an intern at the local veterinary hospital, after some unknown person put in a good word for her. She had continued to work and study there for two more years until an all too familiar face arrived at her job one day. A small exchange of colorful words were spewed out of Riley's mouth towards Appolo, how she wanted to be left alone and that whenever she saw him, something would later happen. She wanted some semblance of normalcy in her life, and this was it. Appolo laughed, asking if this life was really what she wanted, or that it was normal for someone like her. He knew she was miserable, wanted something more.

Riley asked what he meany by that, how could he promise her anything better than the hand she had gotten. Two words, which later changed everything that Riley had known. Legacy Academy. It was a place for people like her, children who's parents weren't of this world, and someplace where she would find herself to finally belong. Give him at least two days, and if she didn't want it, he would understand. The rest of her life since then had never been the same. Riley had found the home and people of Legacy Academy being more of her home than anyone in her small town home ever could have been. the friends she made, however few and far they were, were people like her. Even if she did feel inadequate in comparison. They were like her, and for once she had finally found a place where she could come to understanding who she was, and what she was truly capable of. Riley is now at Legacy for her second year, and she hasn't looked back. She hopes in winning the Agon to finally find the approval among the gods and other demigods. That's just if she can make it out alive..




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QUIRKS
      If she stays still for too long she tends to tap of surfaces with her fingers or foot to an unknown rhythm // Riley tends to zone out and gets lost in thought from time to time // Whenever she get nervous, she clearly bites the inside of her cheek // Whenever she gets nervous or starts to overthink, her nose twitches // Worst of all, Riley suffers from PTSD and a few other mental health issues, so she often suffers from full-body twitches and night terrors which result in twitching and sleep talking more often than not is a nightly occurrence //

LIKES
      Jackets, mainly leather // Hipster clothing, she knows that she tends to dress like an old soul and takes it with pride // Reading, can often be found in the corner reading a book // Music, doesn't matter what kind // Animals, especially cats // Soft lighting, mainly dim lights // Darker elements, she's always delved into the mysterious and unknown // Working out, she has a rather strict diet and schedule that she tries to stick to, and as such her natural physicality is above average // Lemonade // Natural sweet tea, with cane sugar // Healthy food // Comedy, thriller, and pixar movies // Nature // Extreme sports, she is an adrenaline junkie and loves the rush of doing something reckless or dangerous // Candles, often has a few lit in her room // Asian food // Dogs, especially big ones // Sunshine // Color purple // Alcohol, but in small amounts, she don't usually drink much // Apollo, ironically enough Riley has a rather close bond with him //

DISLIKES
      The smell of burnt toast and coffee // Most carbonated drinks // Liars and hypocrites // Fake people, who simply want to be her friend to get something out of her in the end // Being used and taken advantage of // Small, tight spaces // Deep and dark water, never learned how to swim properly // Large animals, like bears and alligators // Loud and sudden noises, especially arguments // People who say 'I told you so' // Closed-minded people // Being told she can be 'fixed' // Being spoken over and ignored // Being treated differently for being Dyslexic // Scorpions and anything else with an exoskeleton // Artificially flavored things, like green apple and orange // Overly hot and spicy food // People who talk while eating // Judgmental people // Artemis, those two have almost no relationship to speak of, and as such Riley has a large grudge against her // Most of the gods and demigods, she feels like she's constantly being judged by them and feels like she has to prove her worth more than the others //




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GRADE:
Twelfth (12th)


TEAM ROLE:
Brawn

RELATIONSHIP WITH GODLY PARENT:
Like most children of Artemis, there is barely one to speak of. What relationship they do have, is very strained and estranged, often seeing Riley having an issue with even having to see Artemis more often than not. Due to the Godess' inability to be in the mortal world, nevermind her lack of wanting to, Riley had oddly formed a closer connection to her uncle Apollo. Since he is the most "modern world adjusted" of the gods, he has kind of filled the gap of his sister and her children's relationship, or lack of one. What Riley has lacked from Artemis in terms of a relationship, she somehow was able to have the love and affection from Apollo. Something she is forever grateful for, even if she wouldn't exactly admit to it aloud.

HOBBIES:
Archery
Swordplay
Boxing
Playing guitar

AMBITIONS:
Due to always feeling like a let down or she was never good enough, she hopes to gain the Gods attention and respect, and maybe, just maybe the attention she never received from Artemis.

FEARS:
Mazes/Closed in areas, her fight or flight instincts kick in and she usually tends to freeze up on the spot- She doesn't have good experiences with tight spaces

Failure, she fears not living up to the expectations of the Gods and her fellow demi-gods - She's constantly pushing herself harder just in hopes of being seen as enough

Dark water, she never properly learned how to swim and has a fear of what could be lurking beneath the surface - Riley almost drowned as a child and hasn't exactly recovered since

Fire, anything that involves fire usually caused her to have a panic attack and usually results in shutting down until she calms down - She had a major accident in her childhood that involved fire and refuses to ever speak of it, she even avoids any conversation about her scars due to the memories they carry

STRENGTHS
Knowledge of survival tactics and tracking, there is almost no tracks that she doesn't recognize // Use of a bow, no matter if it's a compound or longbow, or even a crossbow, she is a deadly foe to face // Her will to protect others as if they were her own // Riley doesn't back down from a fight, even if the opponent is bigger and stronger than her, she will fight until she can't any longer // Riley's upper body strength is far better than what one would suspect considering her small frame. But from all of the time she has spent outdoors and use of a bow has trained her muscles and has put them to the limit, being able to lift twice her size with near ease // Riley can traverse and maneuver around forest and wilderness terrain with mere ease. Including hills, steep terrain, trees, with light footing and stealth // Her physical prowess is one of her major feats, as one wouldn't expect her to be as athletic and agile, as well as muscular as she actually is

WEAKNESSES
Abandonment, no matter what, her constant fear is getting close to someone and being left once more and as such she fears to get too close to someone in the case that they never come back again // Contrary to how she may appear, living by herself for as long as has, has left her rather attention and affection starved, and as such she actually crave human contact, even if she would never admit to it // Riley has a big heart and is easily triggered into a fit of rage or annoyance if someone she cares for is being mistreated or harmed. She will intervene and are filling to get in harm's way to keep those she is fond of safe and out of harm's way // Suffering from constant nightmares and night terrors, including sleep, talking, twitching and in not so rare cases, insomnia, she is usually always tired // Doesn't look after herself like she should, and as such her health is usually suffering and is prone to bouts of light-headedness and dizziness if not looked after // Fire, she is absolutely terrified of fire due to her past and simply even seeing it causes her to freeze in place and zone out as her mind replays the events of her past. No matter what she tries to stay away from it at all costs // Her dyslexia, her case isn't as bad as some, but it is a hindrance, especially since she can't read like some can




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REPUTATION:
Those that know her, which is few and far between, know that above all else, she is a loner. Whether it's by choice or just the luck she has, Riley is typically seen by herself. She is kind to almost everyone she comes across, but she still prefers to usually be by herself, or with the few friends she has around the campus. Riley isn't exactly known to be a trouble maker or one that causes drama, she's usually too focused on her work and studies to get involved in any sort of drama, which she honestly prefers. And she'd like to keep her reputation as such.

FAMILY:
Riley has never been one to talk bout her parents, or even really her family. All anyone knows is that she has a stepmom she refuses to talk about, and her father hasn't been in her life in years. As for siblings in her adoptive family, she doesn't really have any to speak of as her only sibling she did have passed away three years ago in an accident.

MISCELLANEOUS:
The only odd thing to note about her, is the fact she began to be an intern at a local veterinary facility in her town. She's always felt a connection with animals, often finding more of a relation between them than people, so she figured why not. It also helps give her an excuse to be away from home when she's back home and away from Olympia.




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FACE CLAIM
Jennifer Lawrence

USERNAME
Wolf's Bane109


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Riley Hayfield's Story

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Daughter of Artemis // Brawn // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #49AD8F

The fading in and out of the music overhead would have been enough to drive anyone to madness if it weren't for the copious amounts of alcohol, glow-paint, and over all atmosphere and vibe of the party as Riley sat by herself at the bar. Normally, she wouldn't have been in a situation like this, she wasn't exactly one for parties, especially ones like this. The overabundance of hormones and teenagers would be enough for anyone to call it quits, which Riley was slowly beginning to have her second thoughts as to why she was even here to begin with. She wasn't a party-goer, nevermind one of this caliber, but when she knew her friends had wanted her to be here in the first place, it was a bit too much for her to say no. Besides, she could handle being out for a little while longer, being around others wasn't entirely draining after all. But sitting here, waiting for any of her friends to show up was beginning to wear her down.

With a soft sight, Riley propped her head atop her left hand as she sat there patiently waiting for someone to show up and drag her away to something fun. Anything at this point. The daughter of Artemis was taken aback when she heard one of the students yell as he streaked across the field. Rolling her eyes as she shook her head, she really shouldn't have been here. But she had to hold out for her friends, if they were actually coming, which she was beginning to have second thoughts, maybe they set her up? Maybe it was a prank, or maybe she was even overthinking everything. With the premise of the Agon just around the corner, Riley was beginning to question if she really made the right decision. She wasn't a fighter, at least not a proper one, and out of all the demigods going into this, she was by far one of the least likely ones to come out of this alive, or even in one piece.

Riley was out of her element in every way imaginable and the reality of the situation began to slowly creep into her thoughts. Even if she did somehow manage to get out of the Agon alive, nevermind win, would it really be worth it in the end? Not like she really had much going for her anyway, her relationship with her mother was already falling apart back on Earth, her relationship with Artemis was rocky to say the least, and her future wasn't exactly a shining beacon of hope. Riley sighed as she picked up the glass in front of her, and downed the liquid in one fell swoop before the bartender filled it up once again. Maybe she could try finding one of her friends out in the crowd and try to enjoy herself for the last few hours before everything would change with the Agon. That's the least she could hope for at this point. Getting up out of her seat, Riley began to make her way through the large crowds of people in search of at least one recognizable face to help distract her until she managed to find one of her friends.






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Son of Poseidon // Special // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #006994

The music blared from all around as the party sprung to life as students preparing for the Agon celebrated one of their last few nights being a normal teenager. If any of them could ever consider themselves that in retrospect. Tommy found himself running across the field with one of his classmates as he streaked across the field in front of him. Tommy knew that if his friend was lucky, maybe he'd just get a warning, or if he was stupid and messed it up, he'd get at least detention at some point if he was caught by a teacher. Tommy slowed his pace down behind his friend as he needed to catch his breath, his eyes scanning the layout before him. Tommy caught himself staring across the way as an all too familiar face was clearly having an altercation with another student he recognized. Lucas, one of the children of Hermes that even Tommy wasn't exactly a fan of. He contemplated if he should go over and interject, but as the scene unfolded before his eyes, he knew the answer. Not like he would have been much of a help anyway. With the mix of him being on the smaller end, as well as knowing Abby Jarvis was all too capable of taking care of herself, he knew it would be best if he kept his distance and space away from the daughter of Ares. Abby having been only one of the few students to genuinely scare him. If he was ever so bold to even tell her that.

Tommy felt himself being forcibly pushed to the side by a much larger figure, which brought him back to his senses. "Oh shit, sorry my ba. I-" he started, but was stopped as another familiar face locked eyes with his. The older student simply looked down at Tommy with eyes that glinted in the light. "Watch where you're going, punk." the older male snapped back, his accent coming in full force. Tommy felt himself shrink the moment the son of Zues opened his mouth, causing him to take a few steps backward. Almost tripping over his own feet, "My bad, Logan. I'll be sure to watch where I'm going next time. Entirely my fault." Tommy quickly fumbled over his words, watching as the blonde-haired giant slowly turned and walked away in the opposite direction. Thomas could have sworn his life flashed before his eyes every time he had any sort of interaction with Logan. Sure, they were on the same team and had to work together soon enough in the Agon, but that was one of the downsides of it all.

Tommy was by no means a part of their group in terms of popularity, nor did he feel entirely confident being a part of their team, as he tended to always feel like a burden or trouble to the rest. But Tarra always reassured that Tommy was fine and that Logan could always just go and fuck himself if he really had an issue with Tommy being in their group. The only one that never made him feel like an outsider, was Erin. Who he was very greatful for. Out of those three, she was the least mean or rude to him, and was rather kind as far as he was concerned. If anything, he looked up to the daughter of Dionysus, and saw her like an older sister in a few ways. He admired her control over her powers, and the fact she wasn't entirely terrible company to have for the most part, he couldn't complain. Maybe he wasn't in the entirely worst team he could have been assigned to, only one way to find out was just around the corner. But he didn't have time to ponder on the Agon, he was here for a good time, and that's what he intended on doing as he made his way across the dancefloor and over to the bar to get a drink, and hopefully find someone to talk to.






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Child of Hades // Special // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #575772

The party had only been going on for an hour or so, and everything was already in a drunken haze for Theodore as he was in the middle of a large group of students, shotgunning a large can of four loco. Crushing the can flat as Theodore finished off the rest of the alcohol as his friends shouted in a drunken victory, patting him on the back and cheering him on for more. "I will, I will. Just uh, gimme a minute" Theodore chuckled as he cleaned himself off from the excess alcohol, which wasn't much at least. The beat and blare of the music overhead was slowly starting to get to him as he felt the world beneath his feet slide a bit as he tried to stay upright. "I'll be back in a few. I have something I need to do." the demigod chuckled as he walked away from his friends, briefly looking up at the stage where the dj station was. Flashing a small smile to Erin as she gave him a wide grin and wave of her hand, clearly enjoying herself as always. One of the few people that knew how to party, and pick some good songs for a party no doubt, would of course be a child of Dionysus, if not Apollo. Theodore turned back to the direction he was headed and stopped as he noticed a small altercation going on between Tommy and one of his teammates.

Theodore could feel a bit of annoyance and anger begin to brew as he watched the altercation go down before his very eyes. Thankfully, it was over before anything happened, but seeing one of his close friends being treated like shit by someone who always overstepped his boundaries didn't sit right with him. They'd probably talk to Logan about it later, and help set him straight. They had the annual Agon coming up, and Logan didn't need to fuck up anything else for his team than he already had done. The week prior Logan had caused a small scuffle with a few other students, and as a repercussion, his whole team had been threatened with being kicked out of the selection of teens being entered into the Agon. Which, Logan clearly didn't seem to care too much about. Why would he anyway? Logan was the type to do whatever he wanted, and get away with it, which wasn't surprising to anyone.

Sighing to himself as he saw Tommy walk away shortly after Logan stomped off, Theo continued his short walk to the opposite end of the bar, grabbing a few more drinks as he did so before turning around as he felt someone touch his back. "Hey, do you mind? I-Oh hey Tarra." he said with a small smile as the girl greeted Theo with a smile. "Hey, Theo. Have you seen Logan anywhere? I need to talk to him for a minute." the daughter of Hera shouted over the music. Theo shook his head as he didn't know where he went, "All I know is that he went off in that direction after starting some shit with Tommy. The usual, ya know?" he said with a coy smile, before taking a sip of his drink. "Figures. Thanks, Theo. I'll be sure to talk to him about that. Thanks." Tarra said with a smile, before quickly swiping Theodore's drink from his hands and dipping into the crowd. Leaving Theodore by himself, and without a drink. "Son of a bitch..." Theodore muttered under his breath as he watched her walk away with his drink, shaking his head as he turned back to the bar to order another one.







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Daughter of Dionysus // Support // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #8c066d

The party had sprung to life and crowds easily formed on the dancefloor as students gorged themselves on alcohol and other substances, as Erin stood on the stage and overlooked the event. She hadn't been in charge of looking after a party in a long time, and being back in her normal place after so long felt like home to her. If she could spend the rest of her life amongst the chaos of a good party, she'd kiss Legacy goodbye in a heartbeat, but she knew things like that were impractical and wouldn't last long. Even her love for events like this, and the high she got off of it would eventually grow old and tiring. Even if she didn't want to admit it. A smile creased her lips as she saw a familiar face amongst the crowds of people dancing, giving Theo a small nod and wave of her hand as she saw him make hos way over to the bar, losing him in the sea of faces.

Erin almost jumped out of her skin as she felt someone tap her on her shoulder. Looking to see who tapped her on the arm, she was relieved to see it was one of the other students relieving her for her break. Gods knew she needed one. "I'll be back in just a bit." she said with a smile as she left the other student in charge of the music for now. A child of Apollo, so they should have been more than fine on their own. Erin stretched and made her way off the stage with a small jump, landing in a group of students who cheered her on and patted her on the back, clearly all drunk and even high off of their asses. Erin simply shook her head and smiled as she pushed her way through the groups of students, almost being taken down as a much larger student ran out from nowhere and stumbled into her. "Watch where you're stepping, asshole." she called after him, seeing how he didn't pay much mind as he was quickly on his feet and running again. Dumbass, she cursed to herself as she got back to her feet thanks to no one, and started her way back to the bar where she had seen Theodore walk off to.

Much to her surprise as she pushed her way through the last group of drunken students, Erin saw Theodore and Tarra talking. Over the music and people around her, she couldn't exactly understand what was being said, nor did she think she really wanted to. Erin watched as Tarra swiped Theo's drink from their hands and made her way back into the crowd, disappearing from sight. Shaking her head, Erin walked up to Theodore with her shit-eating grin on her face as she did so. "So what was that all about?" she questioned, Theo shook his head at her question. "Wouldn't you like to know?" he chucked. "Why yes, yes I would. Hence why I asked." Erin mused, leaning against the counter of the bar. "She was just asking me if I had seen Logan, that was all. And then swiped my drink. Your girlfriend is a thief, ya know that?" Theo questioned with a chuckle, "Oh, trust me. I know better than anyone." Erin chuckled back as she received her drink, turning back to Theodore. "Well, I'll let you be. Now, I'm gonna go reprimand Tarra for stealing your drink. See you around, bud?" the two clinked their glasses and took a sip before Erin made her way back into the crowd of students once more in search of a drink thief, as well as figure out what she wanted to do while she still had some time to waste.





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Daughter of Hera // Brain // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #4c067a

Tarra made her way through the crowds after having stolen a drink, which in turn ended up being a pretty good choice. Least Theodore proved to have some sort of taste in alcohol. Besides, talking to Theodore was never a dull moment, surprisingly enough she actually had a small soft spot for him, if some were so bold to say. Tarra was halfway through the dancefloor and was on her hunt for Logan when she felt someone grab her by the arm. Instinctively, she turned around as she pulled her arm back towards herself, ready to tell the person to fuck off as she wasn't in the mood to talk, only to stop herself as she saw who it was. Only Erin. A small and genuine smile spread across her face, "Oh hey, babe. You already done with your break or...?" she questioned. "Not exactly, just on my break before I have to go back. But, I did want to at least have one dance with you before I go back to work, sound fair to you?" Erin said with a smile.

Tarra wasn't exactly in the mood for a dance, but she wasn't about to disappoint her girlfriend, least not right now. She could allow one dance at least for now. "I guess I could allow one dance with you." Tarra said with a sly smile. Erin had her moments of being endearing, and these were one of those few moments. A large smile appeared on Erin's face, and she quickly grabbed Tarra's hand and pulled her the side as another song started playing, Tarra placed her arms around her neck, along her shoulders as the two swayed to the beat. "So, what do you think of the whole Agon thing? Feeling nervous or do you still want to be a part of it?" she questioned, trying to gauge a response from Erin, as well as being genuinely curious of anyone else was nervous about the whole prospect. "Well, I mean...How can one not be nervous? Things could go easily wrong but, as long as we all work accordingly, we should be fine? Right? Besides, we're kind of like the best team for the job, right?" Erin mused with a smile. Tarra gave a small nod, still not exactly sure how to feel about it all herself. "I mean, as long as Tommy or Logan don't fuck it up, we should be fine. But, you know how those two dumbasses are, so who knows. But we'll be fine, from what I've heard, the Agon isn't even that hard." Tarra tried to ease around the subject as the two danced.

Thinking to herself for a moment Tarra looked around before looking back at her girlfriend, giving her a smile, "You trust me in this, right? You don't think we're going about this the wrong way?" Erin quirked her eyebrow at the odd question, not exactly understanding what Tarra was trying to allude to. "You know exactly what I'm talking about." she hushed under her breath. Giving a small nod, "Oh, that. Yeah. You're doing the right thing, I mean...We don't really have much of a choice. Not like I would have chosen a different side or anything. If that's what you're thinking." Erin questioned, with a small tinge of uncertainty. "Oh, of course not, Rin. I didn't...I wasn't trying to suggest that. I just wanted to make sure you were still on board is all. Ya know?" Tarra gave a small smile, Erin only simply gave a small nod in response. Neither one was entirely being honest, nor did they feel the need to push for an honest answer. Not in public at least. This environment wasn't the place for this.

"Hey uh, how about you get me another drink, as well as yourself one, and we can continue this conversation later?" Tarra gave Erin a small kiss on the cheek, "Sure, babe. Anything in particular or does it not matter?" Tarra gave a small shrug of her shoulders and watched as Erin disappeared into the crowd as she went to retrieve some drinks. Turning back around, she rolled her eyes and sighed heavily as Tarra saw another figure off to the side. Tarra pushed through the crowd and made her way over to the male that stood along to the wall, red solo cup in hand. "Well, what're you doing all the way over here by yourself, handsome?" she said with a small grin. "Being here against my will, as usual. I could have been in my room, reading a book and being away from the headache of it all. But yet you insist that I come here to this...Party. Why?" Chadwick questioned, taking a sip from his drink. "Because I needed a vote of confidence in someone I could actually trust in being honest with me? Besides, Erin is off doing her own thing as usual, Logan is being Logan and is no help to anyone, and Tommy...Don't even get me started on him." Tarra quipped under her breath, resting her back against the wall. "So, what I'm hearing is, you want to get rid of him? Cuz you know I could do that for you?" Chadwick said with a sickening smile. "Trust me, that's not what I want from you, least not now...But, there is something I do want from you." she said in a sickly sweet tone. The male raised his eyebrow in question, before taking Tarra's hand and following her throughout the crowd until they disappeared from sight.





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Theo's bright smile made Amy's own smile widen a little, starting to feel the alcohol numbing her senses and her worries. Maybe she could just relax and enjoy the party now, just have a good time and... forget about tomorrow. Forget about the fact that she was the only brawn member on the team and that every winning, hell, pretty much every surviving team in previous years had at least two. She took a long sip of her drink.

She laughed as Theo rested an arm on her shoulder, although her smile slipped a little as he mentioned the Agon. "It's definitely not just you, dude, I think everyone here is kind of freaking out. That's... at least a third of the reason why everyone here is so drunk," she said. She grinned as he pulled her in for a hug and held on tightly for the second. She raised an eyebrow as he mentioned going to find Riley, shrugging a little. "I... haven't seen her yet so it's very possible she's not here. Buuuut we'll give her the benefit of the doubt. Let's go see if we can't find her. And you'll just have to bring me for a dance if we can't find her," she said with a shrug. She laced her hand through his. "Just so I don't lose you," she said, before downing the rest of her drink and pulling him away from the bar.

She was beginning to think that Riley had either just not shown up or else had already gone home, and was about to say something to Theo, when she spotted Riley a short way away. She let go of Theo's hand and ran over to her, ambushing her in a hug. "Riley!! I thought you'd gone home and abandoned me," she said enthusiastically. "You look awesome!"

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Child of Hades // Special // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #575772

Theo's smile slightly lessened for a moment when he saw that his comment about the Agon hit a bit of a nerve with Amy, "Oh shit, I didn't mean it like that...I don't know why I said it, really. I'm sorry. I guess I'm just...nervous." he stuttered, with an awkward chuckle as he rubbed the back of his neck. He looked back up when Amy confirmed that she hadn't seen Riley either, which wasn't much of a shock considering she wasn't exactly the uh, most socialable person he had met. Which, was fine just, made keeping track of her rather difficault sometimes. He grinned at the last bit of having to owe Amy a dance if they couldn't find their lost friend, "Deal!" he said a bit too excitedly, "Uhm, I mean cool. Cool. I think I can manage that." he stuttered, Nice save, dumbass, he thought to himself. Real smooth save there too. Theodore shook his head, immediately feeling dumb.

He gave a small smile as Amy laced her hand with his, saying so she didn't lose him in the crowd of people. Tightening his own hold on her a bit as they weaved through the crowd of drunken, hormonally charged teenagers that danced to the beat of the music. With his rather tall build, he had a bit of an advantage of trying to find their lost friend in the crowds of people, trying to spot someone off by herself or trying to strike up a conversation with someone she knew. Almost walking into Amy at one point as he got a little distracted before she took off running, letting go of his hand. "Yeah there...There she is..!" he weakly called out, putting his hand down as he didn't really to need to confirm that he saw Riley as Amy had ambushed her in a hug.

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Riley had been enjoying the music as she attempted to find someone at least, that was until a person out of nowhere tackled her from the crowd. Almost entirely throwing her off her feet. "Holy shit, Amy! You scared me!" the daughter of Artemis called out as she was practically tackled by the small red haired daughter of Hera. "And hey now, I was trying to find you! So, I have no idea what you're talking about, dumbass." she retorted, happily wrapping Amy in a hug. "Theo!! It's great to see you!" she called out as she saw him making his way over to them.

"Hey Riles. Always good to see you." he said with a smile, giving her a side hug. Riley returned the hug with a smile, "Likewise! And Amy, you're one to talk about looking good. You always look amazing, so I don't want to hear it." she said with a small chuckle. "So, what're you guys up to? I'm currently trying to...Not have a nervous breakdown about tomorrow. But, putting that aside, I'm trying to enjoy myself."

"Well, Amy here wanted to track down her favorite dumbass and made sure she even came to this party. But, me...I'm not up to much. And I'm sure you'll be fine, Riley. You got a good team to watch out for you." he said with a smile.





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Daughter of Dionysus // Support // Attire // Location: Legacy Academy // #8c066d

Erin gave Ann a small smile as the daughter of Hermes said she had missed Erin. "I mean hey, I'm not a very easy person to miss." she retorted, flashing her friend a toothy grin. Giving Ann a side eye as her shoulder was poke, "I will have you know, I was very busy with what I was doing. I was DJ'ing this party for a while, but then I needed a break and got a few drinks....And then Tarra kinda dissapeared. So, I'm not pestering you, dear friend." she said with a grin. Wrapping her arm around her friend in a quick hug as she placed a kiss on the other girl's head for a moment before eyeing her handing what looked to be like pills to Asher.

She raised an eyebrow in slight confusion as she watched Ann down a pill of her own, and watched as she stiffened for a moment before her pupils dialated and seemed to be in an odd daze like state of mind. Clearly a drug induced trip. Erin gently kept her hand on Ann, helping keep her stable until she came back down from the most intense moment of the high, giving a small chuckle as Ann began talking again. Saying how it wasn't such a big deal, but she needed to try the pills she had.

The daughter of Dionysus took a slight step back for a moment as uncerainty began to fill her, "I dunno, Ann. I'm not exactly into uh...Taking pills." she said with a small raise of her hands for a moment. Erin may have been into getting intense highs and trying out different drugs and experimenting with what she could handle. But pills? Wasn't exactly anything she ever considered, and she was tempted to turn it down. But, after a moment of reconsidering, especially if this was going to be one of the last few days where she could just say 'Fuck it' and throw caution to the wind? Why not. "Ah fuck it, gimme some of the good shit." she said with a sly grin, and took the ones Ann handed over.

"To eternal youth, or may we all be damned. If things go south, I'll see ya'll in Hades when this is all over." she retorted with a grin, and quickly downed the pills dry. The taste that hit her tongue for the briefest moment, was an odd mixture of sour and...purple? If one could even taste a color, it's what she assumed it would be. After a few seconds, the affects of the drugs kicked in and what flashed before her mind was flashes of images from her past, some things she didn't remember and then a quick flash of a sword and someone else's hand holding her's. Whatever the fuck that meant, she didn't care. The visions were soon over as she found herself gasping for air, falling back slightly, but just able to catch herself from falling over as she grabbed onto someone's shoulder.

"Holy fucking shit, what the absolute fuckballs was that??" she exclaimed, a large grin spreading over her lips as she stepped back over to Ann, wrapping an arm around her. "Those are some tricky ass pills you have, I've never experienced anything like that before." Erin chuckled, almost losing her balance for a moment until she was able to stabalize herself again. "What else do you guys want to do while we say fuck it? Tomorrow our lives could be over, so why not do something we never thought we'd do? I might even go fight god while I'm at it. What else can i fucking lose?"




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Amy laughed at Riley’s reaction to her arrival, raising an eyebrow as Riley said she had been trying to find Amy. “Mmhmm, I’m sure you weren’t just trying to sneak out without any of us noticing,” She said, elbowing Riley in the ribs gently. She grinned and twirled a little as Riley told her she looked good.

“Oh don’t be silly, you were helping me look for her. And you’re stuck with us now, if you think I’m letting you go brood in some corner somewhere now, you’re wrong,” she teased. She raised her eyebrows at the mention of Riley’s team. “Sure, her team is good, but it’s not great. Everyone knows a daughter of Hera is the vital ingredient in a winning team.”

“Come on, if we’re going to be risking our lives tomorrow, we may as well go have some fun, right? Or do I need to get some more alcohol into you two?” Truth be told, she knew that they all needed the distraction. They needed to be doing something dumb, they needed to be having fun, because who the hell knew what awaited them tomorrow? Who knew that they were about to walk into?




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Everything felt like a blur- but in the best way possible. They were just fooling around, being the dumb kids they were supposed to be, just having fun because they could. Everywhere, the bright colours seemed to bleed into one another in a hypnotising, entrancing way, giving everything a slightly surreal feeling. For once, Min didn’t care how people perceived him or what he looked like. He just wanted to have fun with his friends. At some point, Percy draped his colourful coat around Min. Min knew now that he had to look ridiculous in Percy’s borrowed clothes, and he loved it.

Cadence seemed to suddenly stop dancing. She had her usual cheery tone back on by the time Min turned to look at her, but even he could tell something was up. But perhaps that was understandable, given what awaited them tomorrow. He really couldn’t blame anyone for feeling a little off or distracted.

Percy drew Min’s attention back to him, teasingly shaking his butt at Min and getting a laugh in return. Almost as if he’d been able to read Min’s thoughts, he referenced the fact that this was the end of a chapter, and that they should fulfill something from his bucket list. As Percy grasped his shoulders and spoke in his ear from behind, Min could feel his thoughts wandering somewhere they never would have done sober. Percy came back around to stand in front of him and fixed the collar of the coat, and joked about not being able to organise skydiving or a lottery win. Min laughed, but there was something about Percy being that close, close enough to be able to see the shine of sweat on his skin, that transfixed him. Given what they were facing into tomorrow and what lay ahead of them, Min knew that this could well be his last chance to say something, to do something. But that fear of ruining things between them was always running under the surface, numbed by the alcohol but still present.
“Well, given you’ve just ruled out the first two items on my bucket list… I just want to do something really, really dumb. Like something stupidly ridiculous, like… something that will make us shake our heads when we’re older and wiser. And I want to do it with my best friend.”

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Music played overhead as two bodies danced all-too closely on the dance-floor. Hormones, alcohol and the idea of their lives possibly coming to an end in the ensuing few days were a messy cocktail for anyone. Nevermind for a child of Apollo and a daughter of Aphrodite. The vibrations from the music could be felt through their very veins as they danced together. The child of Apollo felt a sudden sensation placed against their lips, which caused them to take a step back. Blinking in slight confusion for a moment. "What's wrong, Cas? Afraid of a little...temptation?" the blonde haired daughter of Aphrodite grinned, leaning in for another kiss, which Cas pulled away from, turning their head to the side. Feeling lips press against their flesh before feeling the kisses begin to trail down to their neck, which caused Cas to push the woman away. "What? No...No. Just..." Cas looked down and sighed, combing their fingers through their hair nervously as they fidgeted for a moment, trying to find the words to what they wanted to say. "Look, I like you a lot but...With the Agon...I don't want to...If anything were to happen, I wouldn't want to hurt you. Ya know? I just-" a scoff came from the other woman as she took a step back, seperating the two even more than they were moments prior.

"Oh please. As if it'd be anything more than a one night thing anyway. You're cute and real sweet, Cas. You really are. But there's nothing to go from here, with us. Things have been fun but, it'd be nothing more than a hookup. I'm sorry but, it's just not...That, with you. If that makes any sense." she gave a forced smile and nod of her head. Cas took a deep breath to keep theirself calm and collected. Nodding as they bit their bottom lip, internally cursing theirself for thinking anything was going to come from this. How stupid would they have to be, to think anything would ever come from anything. Well, anything good anyway. It was so stupid and foolish of them to have though otherwise. Cas nodded once more, digging their hands into their pants' pockets, "I..I get it, Nicole. You're just, not interested in me like that. I...I get it. It was stupid of me to have thought otherwise. I'm sorry for wasting your time as much as I have." they gave another nod, and a bitterly forced smile in the woman's direction. Nicole sighed and reached out for Cas, grabbing them by the bicep, "Look, I didn't mean anything like that. Can we just, pickup where we left off and-" Cas scoffed, pulling their arm away. "So, you just wanna hookup cuz you can, and then just move on and pretend like nothing happened? Yeah no...I...I don't swing that way." the child of Apollo said, backing away slightly.

The daughter of Aphrodite smirked and clicked her tongue as she eyed Cas up and down for a moment, "Well, that's what the rumors say about you anyway." the blonde crossed her arms for a moment. Cas bit back a forced laugh, doing their best to keep the hurt and pain from seeping out fully. Cas combed their fingers through their hair once more as they shook their head, "Fuck those rumors. Whoever started that shit can fuck off for all I care. Think what you want about me, but whatever you may have thought before? Just...Just fucking forget it. Have a good night, Nicole..." Cas shook their head once more as they stepped away and turned on their heel, headed towards the bar for a few more drinks. Maybe a few could help bury the slowly growing emotions they could feel boiling within them. They already felt nervous and scared about the Agon the next day, and wanted to come to this party to just forget about it for a little while. Enjoy their time and forget about life, or well, the possible prospect of dying in the Agon anyway. But, here they were, immediately regretting everything about this whole night. Maybe having stayed in the dorm would have been better after all..?






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Riley forced a smile when Amy called her out for trying to escape the party, as much as she wanted to deny it, Amy had a point. This wasn't exactly her seen by any means, and being called out on it didn't exactly make the daughter of Artemis feel any better. Giving her friend a small smirk as she was nudged in the ribs playfully, before her attention got taken by Theo who commented on Amy trying to hunt Riley down. She rolled her eyes at his comment before chuckling at Amy's retort, before her eyebrows furrowed as she rolled her eyes. "Oh c'mon. I wasn't going to 'brood'." Riley retorted back quickly, "I call it...Sitting in a corner while reading a book and pretending like I don't exist." she shot Amy another forced smile, which quickly faltered when Theo brought up the teams and the Agon. Something Riley was trying to not think about.

The daughter of Artemis turned back to Amy and smirked as she raised an eyebrow, "Oh well I'm sorry. There weren't enough Hera children to pick from, my bad." she retorted back, a tone of sarcasm was evident enough. Riley sighed for a moment as she dug her hands into her pockets for a moment, looking back up when Amy brought up the Agon once again. Why couldn't anyone just avoid bringing it up? Was it too much to ask for? Like, at all? The whole entire point of this party was for them to all be able to not think about possibly dying in the next ensuing days. But here they were, bringing it up once more. Because why the absolute fuck not? Riley nodded to Amy's question about more alcohol, they could sure as hell use it, well, Riley could. By the look on Theo's face, what he needed was his dorm-room and bed. He looked like shit already.

Riley managed to catch a flash of color cross the dance floor and walk over to the bar. That stupid, bright colored mop of hair only belonged to one person in this entire damn Academy, and for once, it was a relief for Riley. But with the brief look on the person's face was enough for Riley to become concerned immediately for them. "Uhm...Drinks, yeah?" Riley started, looking at the other two for a moment. "I'll go get some more and be right back, yeah? Cool." Riley immediately swiveled on her heel and sauntered through the crowd, worming her way through the crowd before she found herself more or less almost falling into the counter of the bar itself, managing to catch herself. Giving the person that was sitting down a small smile, before she walked over and took a quick seat next to them at the bar. "You look like shit." she mused, flashing the person with multi-colored hair, a small smile. "Wow, thanks, Hayfield." a light Irish accent escaped the individual's lips as they spoke. Returning Riley's own small smile for one of their own. "The fuck you want, cousin?" they asked before taking a sip of their drink from a shot-glass that they rolled in their hands.

The brunnette chuckled at her cousin for a moment, shaking her head slightly. "Just...Noticed you looked a little down, is all...Ya know?" she gave a half smile, gently placing her hand atop their's for a moment. "I worry about you, Cas. That's all...You know that." she gave a reassuring smile. Cas slowly nodded, returning a small and genuine smile of their own. "I know, and I appreciate it, truly. But...I'm fine. You...You go and enjoy the rest of the party. I'm just gonna finish my drink here and...Probably head back to the dorm. I...I'm gonna call it an early night. All things considered." the child of Apollo said cooly, before downing the rest of the liquid in the glass. Slowly standing up as they pushed themself away from the bar counter. Riley nodded her head before she turned to the bar-keep, "I'll take three shots, please? One for me and, the other two for some friends?" the bark-keep nodded his head and went to retrieve the drinks. Riley smiled at Cas for a moment as they placed their hand on her left shoulder, giving it a gentle squeeze as they exchanged goodnights, and Cas disapeared into the crowd, headed off into the direction of the dormatories. Riley collected the drinks shortly after and headed back to her friends, to hopefully enjoy the rest of the night, if she could that is.





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Character Portrait: Theodore Luvgoode Character Portrait: Riley Hayfield Character Portrait: Percival Reese Character Portrait: Amelia May Character Portrait: Kal Min-Su Character Portrait: Cas Chambers Character Portrait: Eden Thomas
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xxxwe live in cities
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Amy just rolled her eyes as Riley claimed she wasn’t going to brood as such, laughing a little. But as the discussion continued, Amy got the impression that Riley didn’t particularly want to talk about it, and made a mental note not to bring it up again. This whole party was a reminder of what they were about to face into; Riley didn’t need it being shoved into her face by them too. Even if Riley didn’t seem to be the type who was there to straight up forget about the whole thing.

She disappeared to get drinks, rather suddenly, and Amy raised an eyebrow. “Think we hit a nerve,” she said, with a grimace. “But… can’t say I blame her. This whole thing seems kinda absurd and yet… not sure I can blame anyone for anything they do tonight. Most normal schools have proms. We have a big party before we all go fight in this tournament that might just get us killed,” she remarked.

She was about to continue along that line, when the song choice suddenly changed very obviously, and Amy almost snorted with laughter. “Are they actually serious? How cheesy can you get?” She remarked. "They’re just encouraging people to go make some dumb decisions in the trees or in the dorms or something. Bet anything an Aphrodite kid just got their hands on the playlist.” For one crazy moment, she thought about asking Theo to dance, but on glancing back out at the crowds, she couldn’t help but feel that she’d probably crush his toes and that they’d both just be awkward. So instead, she just leaned against him and laughed to herself again. “Bet you anything there’ll be a few shock pairings tonight and we’ll probably miss all the gossip when we’re in the Agon.”






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xxxthis dream isn't feeling sweet
xxxwe're reeling through the midnight streets
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Percy’s frustrated reaction to Min’s answer made him laugh, raising an eyebrow a little. Truth be told, he had no idea what he actually wanted to do. Even when they were stone cold sober, Percy was always better and coming up with these types of things than Min was, and Min was a long, long way from sober. He was about to say so, suggest that Percy came up with something, but a sudden change in music stole his attention. The contrast was almost laughable; from pounding bass and hypnotising lights to an almost sickening love song. There was a sarcastic comment on his tongue, but the feelings of hands on his hips completely wiped it from his mind.

Unsure of what else to do with his hands, he rested his arms on Percy’s shoulders. His thoughts were racing and yet, at the same time, he couldn’t seem to figure out a single coherent thought. He would have blamed it on the alcohol, except he wasn’t sure that the alcohol was solely to blame. Their previous conversation was entirely erased from his mind, his mind only able to focus on the feeling of hands on his hips.

So when Percy asked for an answer, Min stared blankly at him for a moment, trying to remember what it was in relation to. And then he laughed to himself. “I don’t even know. You’re always much better at this than I am,” he admitted. [color=2f444b]“But I like this.”[/color] The words were out of his mouth before he realised, it feeling a little closer to home than expected.

And then came the crushing, overwhelming fear that he could ruin everything by saying or doing the wrong thing. For some people, the pre-Agon bash was a chance to do dumb things, because did things like that matter when they were all putting their lives at risk anyway? But it didn’t seem that simple, and Min found himself afraid of ruining things if he wasn’t going to have a chance to make it right.

[color=2f444b]“I need to grab some air,”[/color] he said, forcing an apologetic smile and pulling away, making his way through the crowd to somewhere a little quieter. He just wanted a few seconds to pull himself together, but the minute he got out of the crowd, he could feel the hot sting of tears burning at the back of his eyes. He took a deep breath, trying to calm down a little.






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xxxfor everything I long to do
xxxno matter when or where or who
xxxhas one thing in common, too
xxxit's a sin

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Eden’s reputation was primarily that of the “Mom Friend” and he’d been fulfilling that role from the minute she’d shown up to the party. Except half of the people he was helping out were really just acquaintances who had gotten overly drunk, been separated from their friends, and who had then landed eyes on Eden and had roped him in to help. He had reunited more friends than he could count and had narrowly avoided being thrown up on three times. But he had at least gotten a few drinks out of it, which was better than nothing.

But as a result of reuniting groups, Eden had lost the people he was supposed to be meeting or was hoping to come across. After a quick scout confirmed what he thought, that he had no idea if they were even here or where they were, he sighed, draining his glass. Usually, he loved a party, but he was tired and vaguely fed up with the whole thing. So when the music shifted to some slow, romantic love song, he took it as his sign to abandon ship.

He began trekking back up towards the dorms, figuring he could at least hope for a half decent night’s sleep. But spotting a familiar figure up ahead of him, he frowned slightly, and broke into a slight jog to catch up with them.

“Cas!” He called as he caught up with them. “Good to know I’m not the only one done with this whole thing,” he joked. He took one look at them and frowned, folding his arms. “Alright, come on. Out with it. What’s up?” He asked. “And don’t bullshit me, I can see right through it.”

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Character Portrait: Theodore Luvgoode Character Portrait: Riley Hayfield Character Portrait: Amelia May Character Portrait: Erin Davenport Character Portrait: Cas Chambers Character Portrait: Eden Thomas
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The fresh night air wafted across the child of Apollo’s skin as they walked back to the dorms, not fully paying attention to the world around them. Absentmindedly even bumping into a few other students as their mind was...elsewhere. It was only when they heard something that took them a full moment to process that their attention was being called. Cas blinked for a solid moment, shaking their head as they turned to look at who had called for them, seeing that it was only Eden. Cas blinked once more as he spoke, slowly processing what was being said, as their mind was still partially somewhere else. “Oh, hey Eden!” Cas forced out with a small smile, a small chuckle escaping their lips at their friend’s words, “Yeah uh...Party kinda...Lost my attention, I guess. Figured I’d call it early. Ya know?” the Apollo child reassured, giving a small nod of their head for a moment. Taking a deep breath as they gave a small shrug. Cas’ brown eyes scanned over the male’s face for a moment, before they began to turn as if attempting to walk, but knew full well Eden wasn’t going to let them leave.

Cas sighed softly, combing their fingers through their colorful hair for a moment as they took a deep breath, trying to think of something that they could say to get him off their back. Cas wasn’t the type to normally try to bullshit things, nor were they exactly the kind to want to come across as an asshole. That just wasn’t who they were, and anyone that knew them, well, truly knew Cas, knew they weren’t out to be an ass. “Look, Eden. It’s really nothing, okay? You don’t have to-” but they were quickly cut off as Eden immediately went from asking what was up, to telling them to try not to bullshit him. Warning how there wasn’t even a point in trying. The Apollo kid sighed as their head dipped down as their shoulder slumped forwards with a shrug, digging into the ground with the tip of their shoe for a moment. All the actions of one large, none-verbal, ‘I don’t know’, but Cas knew he wouldn’t fall for it.

Cas immediately bit their lip, an overly drawn out exhale sounded as they threw their head back with a grown, “I hate when you do this shit, ya know that?” their tone was raised, their light accent appearing for just a moment and was easily gone the next. Eden raised an eyebrow and grinned slightly at the victory.“Ya know that girl, Nicole? The one I asked to the party? The uh...The Aphrodite chick?” Cas started, looking back down as they were ashamed to verbally admit the next part aloud, “The one that uh...I kinda had a thing for? Yeah well…” Cas combed their fingers through their hair once more, pulling it back a bit as they looked around nervously, fiddling with their hands for a moment, “Safe to say she...Kinda sorta didn’t...We didn’t really vibe like I thought we would, yeah? I put myself out there again, Eden and...It blew up in my face..” Castiella bit their lip again, “I was stupid and thought something...I don’t know, maybe something would actually come from this but...Apparently that’s not how how she looked at me. Apparently she’s kinda the uhm…’One and Done’ sorta deal, if you get me.” they said with raised eyebrows, hoping Eden got it. They didn’t want to have to say it outloud.

As soon as Cas mentioned Nicole, Eden had a vague idea of where this was going, and had to stop himself from grimacing. He sighed as Cas explained everything that had happened and that things hadn’t worked out between them. It was no wonder that they looked so deflated, that wasn’t the type of thing you particularly wanted to happen right before you went into a tournament in which you’d be risking your life.

“I’m sorry Cas, that really sucks. But listen, it’s her loss. Honestly, she doesn’t even know what she’s losing out on,” he said. “And besides, you could do way better anyway, just putting that out there. Wait till we emerge from the Agon victorious, everyone will be falling at our feet and begging for our favour,” he added. But studying Cas for another second or two, he knew words weren’t going to be quite enough, and so he held his arms out for a hug. “Come here, you dumbass.”

Cas simply just nodded their head at their friend’s words, giving a small shadow of a smirk at his comments. Truth be told, Cas didn’t believe any of it. They weren’t some big hot-shot on campus like some of the other students. Sure, Cas had a reputation on campus but, it wasn’t exactly always for the best reason(s). They just wish they had done a few things differently, yet here they were. Unable to change anything.

They looked at their friend and gave a simple shrug, “Oh yeah, cuz you know all those kids will just be so floored by our impressive skills. No doubt about it.” Cas grimly joked back. The more they thought about the Agon, and what exactly could transpire during it, caused that small pit they already had in their stomach, to only get bigger and bigger the more they thought about it. And Cas knew the more they focused on it, eventually it would just end up swallowing them up inside and they’d be lost to that eternally, dark pit of anxiety and dread. It was only when Eden opened his arms and demanded that they came in for a hug, that Cas was only able to nod and walk over to their friend, returning the hug. Cas found themself burying their face into his shoulder for a moment, allowing the hug to linger on for a little bit longer than either of them may have initially intended. But Cas knew Eden well enough at this point, that he’d stay there in the embrace for however long they may have needed it.

After a few short more moments, Cas finally released Eden from the embrace, taking a few steps back as they took a deep breath. A failed attempt at trying to compose themself a little while longer. Cas fidgeted with their hands for a moment before looking back at Eden, “Uhm..I think..I think I’m gonna call it a night, Eden. We...We got shit to do tomorrow and, I think it’d be best if we got as much sleep as possible, ya know?” they gestured with a nod, “That and, I need to stop by and get something for Lex. I doubt she had dinner again. You know how she is…” Cas said with a small smirk, before taking a few more steps back, “See you bright and early, Eden? Let’s kick some arse, aye?” they gave him a small smirk, and nod of their head before they began to turn and make their way back to the dormitory.

The hug lasted a while longer than expected, but Eden also knew that Cas wasn’t the type for prolonged hugs unless they really needed one. He held them for as long as they needed, then nodded sympathetically as they stepped away. Honestly, with the Agon looming, it seemed that most people needed a hug tonight anyway, even people who were having significantly easier evenings than Cas. He could read them as they tried and failed to compose themselves; so when Cas said they were going to head back to the dorms, he nodded again.

“Cool. I should probably head back and make sure nobody makes any ridiculously dumb decisions anyway,” he said. In reality, he wanted to head back to the dorms himself as well, but he got the impression that Cas wanted to walk back up to the school by themself, and he didn’t want to intrude. “Tell Lex that I say hi. And sleep well, we need those mad archery skills at their finest tomorrow, ya hear?” He instructed with a grin.

They formed a small smile as a small chuckle escaped their lips as they looked back at Eden once more, “Oh for sure, you keep them in line, Eden.” they gave him a playful wink before nodding, “Oh, always. We’re gonna smoke those Artemis kids. Have them running for their money.” Cas grinned, before shaking their head. “Well, I’ll let you get back to all that fun party stuff. Make sure to get at least some sleep. I'll be sure to tell Lex you say hi. See you tomorrow, Eden.” Cas said with a small, but genuine smile and finally turned back around and left for the dormitory.






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Theo stood by awkwardly as Riley and Amy conversed, being able to detect the ever looming awkwardness by the second. Theodore was never really one for socializing either, so he could understand where Riley was coming from at least. And then of course, there was the residential, social butterfly of a friend, Amy. He simply stood by and nodded as Riley excused herself for a few drinks, watching her dart off towards the bar and then disappear into the crowd. Theo looked back at Amy when she mentioned having hit a nerve with Riley, and simply nodded his head a bit. It made sense, for all they knew that tomorrow, could be the day that they all signed their lives away just for some sick competition. Yet here they were, trying to act as normal as any other day would have been, even though they all knew deep down that they were simply bullshitting themselves. Nothing about this was normal. They were a bunch of kids, some barely even out of High School, were willing to be killed for some damn game. It sent a shiver down his spine and a pit to form in his stomach as Amy continued to speak.

He gave her a small nod as the music changed from an upbeat, dance song, to a slow-dance. He couldn’t help but awkwardly shuffle on his feet as he looked down for a moment, before looking back up and tucking a few strands of hair behind his right ear. “Oh I bet that was the case...I don’t see Erin up on the stage anymore, and I doubt she’d ever play anything this...well..Not exactly in her style of music, I guess.” he stated calmly. While he wasn’t exactly the closest with the student in question, he knew her at least well enough to know her music taste, and this sure as hell wasn’t it. Theo looked back at Amy when she joked about all the ‘shock pairings’ that could potentially happen. He couldn’t help but chuckle and roll his eyes at the thought. Young adults, alcohol, hormones, all mixed with the potential ideal of ones life ending...Wasn’t too farfetch’d.

Theo shook his head as he wrapped one of his arms loosely around Amy’s shoulder, looking out at the crowd, “I mean, I’m pretty sure I saw like...A whole group of students walking back towards the dorms and...Well...People are definitely making mistakes tonight, that much is for sure.” he said rather mockingly.

Amy laughed at the mention of Erin. She’d only met the daughter of Dionysus a handful of times, but she got the impression that this very much wasn’t Erin’s style of music. She wasn’t alone in that. Even if Amy wasn’t opposed to the odd cheesy love song, it wasn’t the right type of music for a big, dumb party like this. Parties were supposed to have music you could dance to, music that could make you feel drunker than you already were. Slow, emotional love songs just made the realisation of what they were facing worse.

She smiled at the feeling of Theo’s arm around her shoulder, before laughing at his comment about people making mistakes. “How many teams do you think are gonna be made super awkward as a result?” She asked. “Because I will be shocked if nobody fucks up and sleeps with their teammate.” But watching all of the slowly moving couples across the dance floor left Amy with a feeling of longing. It was cheesy and honestly ridiculous considering the whole idea of the party was to let loose and have fun, but that didn’t mean Amy didn’t want the teen movie moment. She straightened up and stepped in front of Theo, holding out a hand.

“Well, when in Rome, right?” She asked. “Fair warning, I will probably step on your toes, I’ll almost definitely twist my ankle in these shoes, and I will definitely get the giggles. But that might just save a few people from making monumentally terrible decisions so it might be worth it. What do you say?” She asked. She played it town as being chill and more about having fun than anything, but her heart was pounding in her chest, unsure of what was going to happen next.

Theo chuckled at the question he was asked, pondering for a moment, “I honestly don’t know.” he started, rubbing his chin for a moment as he thought, “I feel like it’d be safe to say more than enough.” he shrugged. He chuckled once more at the mention if no one fucks up and makes things awkward for the teams. He already knew a few of the other teams had people either secretly hooking up, or were already together in some fashion. But someone would for sure have to make a major fuckup, he was just somewhat curious for who it’d be.

He was snapped out of his brief train of thought when he felt Amy escape the loose grasp he had on her shoulder and stepped in front of him, hand extended. Theo blinked in confusion for a moment as he tried to figure out what was going on, but it clicked when Amy cleared the air and was only asking him to dance. He felt himself fight back an awkward chuckle, thinking she was only joking, until he realized just how serious she was at the time. He gently took her hand in his and nodded as they slowly made their way to the dance-floor, “I’m no proper dancer so...I can’t judge too hard.” he joked. “Well, as long as you don’t mind us both making proper fools out of us tonight well...Who could a single dance hurt, really?” he questioned with a small smile. He could feel his heart beating rapidly in his chest as he placed on hand in Amy’s and the other around her waist, keeping them just a bit apart. Theodore wasn’t exactly the bold type, but he had his moments of being a gentleman and this was no exception. He always knew he had unspoken feelings for Amy, someone who was one of his closest and dearest friends, and the prospect of them possibly both dying, or one of them in the Agon that would follow from tomorrow on out, well...To say he was scared beyond belief for both of them, was an understatement.

Amy smiled encouragingly at Theo as they stepped out onto the dance floor and Theo rested his hand on her waist, ever the gentleman. It felt like her heart was in her throat, the distance between them at once too close and not close enough. The first few steps were slow and unsure, both of them still finding their feet. Amy knew that this was the closest thing she would get to a prom, and it was nothing like how she’d pictured it when she’d imagined her prom. Everyone was dressed all wrong, and the threat of death or injury certainly hadn’t been hanging over her in her imagination. But she was here with a person she liked and she was having fun, and at least the reality matched that much of the daydream.

And then she stumbled over her feet for the first time, and she began to laugh. From there, it was a disaster in progress. They both began fumbling over their feet and losing their footing, and Amy’s laughter was just making her coordination worse. It ended with her twisting her ankle and losing her balance, trying and failing miserably to catch herself. And then she sat on the ground, laughing enough to make her tear up slightly.

“Jesus Christ, and they want to let me loose with a sword tomorrow?” She remarked, looking at Theo and laughing. She could feel the dirty looks she was getting, but she didn’t care in the slightest. “It might be a good thing you’re not on my team, Theo dear.”

Theo couldn’t help but chuckle at the comment of letting her wield a sword, it truly was a good question if he was being honest with himself. Well, not really. Truth be told, he was genuinely impressed by Amy and her ability as a fighter. Sure, he himself had the potential to be a very combative person, being a child of Hades and everything that came with it, but he wasn’t a fighter. Not like the others. He preferred using his abilities to help the others in training or combat, he didn’t personally like being one to engage in combat. Just wasn’t his way, as well as his fear of some of his abilities. Theo shook his head as Amy spoke up again, breaking the momentary silence he felt as he thought. “I mean, there are far worse people to be teamed up with, so…” he shrugged a bit, looking to the side for a moment before looking back down at Amy, pausing for a moment before he spoke, “I know you are more than capable of taking care of yourself out there but...Please, promise to take care of yourself out there, yeah?” Theo questioned with raised eyebrows for a moment, “I just don’t want to lose anyone out there, preferably no one dying, truth be told..”

Theo’s remark about there being far less people to be paired with earned a grin out of her, but the request to take care of herself turned it into a smaller, more bashful smile. It was followed up with a comment about not wanting to lose anyone, and she just laughed.

“You’re not gonna lose me, Theo,” she said, somewhat seriously. “I’m far too stubborn for that,” she added with a grin. “Come on then, it’s not gentlemanly to leave a lady sitting on the floor, even if it is her own bloody fault that she got here,” she said, holding out both hands to him for a hand to pull her to her feet.

Theo couldn’t help but chuckle, as he in fact hadn’t yet helped Amy back to her feet in his drunken state. He reached down and gently helped Amy back up onto her own two legs, almost falling over in the process. Maybe he did have too much to drink, he thought to himself. Once he had found both of them back on stable ground, Theo let out a soft sigh as he nodded his head, “I know you’ll be fine. I just...Sorry. You’ll do fine.” he said with a tone of reassurance, nodding his head once more. “So, other than tripping over our own goddamn feet all night, what else do you want to do before tomorrow morning comes and we’re faced with endless dangers?” he said with a playful grin.

Amy got another fit of the giggles as Theo nearly fell too, and had to keep her own feet planted firmly on the ground. She just signed and grinned at him as he said she’d do fine. “You’ll do just fine too, Theo. Just gotta have a little faith.” She said softly. At the question of what she wanted to do next, she stopped to think for a second. “Well, I’ve got to say, slow dancing kinda sucks, so I’m okay with not trying that again. We should probably go find Riley and make sure she’s not sulking alone in some corner somewhere,” she said. Then she grinned at Theo, raising an eyebrow slightly. “Unless you still want me all to yourself,” she teased, raising an eyebrow slightly. Part of it was just that, teasing. Theo was especially adorable when he got flustered. But part of her also wondered. Wondered if she should take a chance given what faced them tomorrow. Wondered if it was worth potentially ruining everything for food.

Theo forced out a small smile at Amy’s comment, he was nervous but he'd try his best to play it off as well as he could anyway. The son of Hades let out a small, genuine chuckle as Amy commented on the fact that slow dancing sucked. “Yeah uh, you got a point there.” he nodded in agreement. As for finding their long lost friend, well, Gods knew where she was. If she hadn’t ditched them yet, it was only a certain amount of time until she did. Theo nodded, “Alright, let’s go find her and bring her back to have some fun before the night’s over. Or so help us, we’ll never let her live it down.” Theo chuckled, grabbing Amy’s hand with his own and the two went on a search for their friend, wherever the hell she had gotten herself holled away to.