That'd Be NiceThe Heroes of OlympusLeyna=#=#=#=#=#=#=Today was perhaps as close to a perfect day as it could get. The sun was shining happily over Camp Jupiter, spoiling the earth with its blissful rays. The birds were chirping, singing their song of glee as the fountains dotted around refreshed the grass. The forum was bustling with activity, with campers making deals on wares or sipping cool ice tea with friends.The Via Principia was almost left abandoned. Today was the day off the praetor had allowed it. Everyone was taking advantage of the great weather, having fun and generally goofing off.Reyna let herself smile, as she sat up on top of the hill to observe the scene. Her camp
it was a beautiful place. It was nice once in a while to appreciate this beauty. They weren't under attack, for one thing, and that was enough to make anyone pleased.Just in the distance, she could see her mother's temple. It wasn't easy being daughter of the war goddess, and even harder being praetor.
The GhostWARNING: BLOOD OF OLYMPUS SPOILERS! READ AT YOUR OWN RISK. (MAJOR SPOILERS CASUALLY THROWN ABOUT AS IF THEY WERE MINOR SPOILERS. THIS IS YOUR ONLY WARNING.)I MEAN IT. I DON'T WANT ANYONE TO SAY "I DIDN'T KNOW IT HAD SPOILERS!" OR GET ANGRY WITH ME BECAUSE OF THEM.YOU. HAVE. BEEN. WARNED.Piper was tired. It had been a long day. Her back was sore. Her arms felt like lead. She blew her hair out of her face. On anyone else it would have simply looked messy. But on her it looked deliberately mussed, adding chic to her simple outfit of a Camp Half-Blood shirt and well-worn jeans. She looked like a model, she couldn’t help it. But she did little to draw attention to herself. At the moment, she was sweaty and sleepy.She’d forgotten it was Halloween.She stepped into the Aphrodite cabin, which never failed to smell as if several models had thrown their various perfume bottles through the windows like smelly Molotov cocktails. Breathing shallowly, she frowned at the darkness beyo