“They send a person who can never stay,” she whispered.
“Who can never accept my offer of companionship for more than a little while. They send me a hero I can’t help…just the sort of person I can’t help falling in love with.”
-Calypso, The Battle of the Labyrinth
So I was reading through this book the other day and came across the part about Calypso's island. I forgot all about her curse and so her story really got to me. I like how she taught Percy that things weren't just black and white, good or evil, in the world.
"You were the spy."
Silena tried to nod. "Before...before I liked Charlie, Luke was nice to me. He was so charming. Handsome. Later I wanted to stop helping him, but he threatened to tell. He promised...he promised I was saving lives. Fewer people would get hurt. He told me he wouldn't hurt...Charlie. He lied to me."
-Silena Beauregard, The Last Olympian
I remember reading The Last Olympian in my car on the way home in some absurd position and this part really caught me off guard. I mean, like really off guard. Silena jumped from being just another side character to one of my favorites.
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