Between Death and a Castle Part 3Poseidon sighed, tearing his eyes away from where his son slept peacefully, curled up with a thief.
"Don't you see how happy Luke makes him?" Hazel asked.
"Please, Uncle," Jason begged. "You can't let them kill Luke."
"What do you think will happen if Luke dies?" Nico asked, his expression hard. "Percy will be miserable. He'll close himself off from everyone else until he doesn't see any point in living anymore, and you know what'll happen next. You'll lose him, just like he lost Luke."
"Do you think I want to kill my son's boyfriend?" Poseidon asked. "I don't have any control in the matter. The best I can do is allow Percy to spend this time with him, but it's only going to hurt him more in the end."
"Lord Poseidon, please. What if Luke swore off thievery? What if he became a gentleman, and lived here in the castle? You would be able to keep an eye on him, and Percy would be able to see him whenever he wanted. Luke would have no reason to steal, and Percy would be hap
Between Death and a CastlePerseus glanced behind him again, tugging at his hood to make sure it covered his face. His feet kicked over stones as he walked through the streets of the town quickly, his robes swishing around his legs. He stuck to the walls and kept his head down, trying to blend in with the crowd and stay unnoticed.
Apparently he didn't do a very good job, because the next thing he knew, there was a hand over his mouth and someone had dragged him into one of the concealed spaces between two houses. Perseus's hood was yanked off and he whirled to face his abductor.
The blonde boy smirked, his blue eyes gleaming with mischief. "Well, it look like I've caught myself a prince." The boy chuckled, planting his sword in the dirt and leaning on the handle. "You know, when I started out today, I never thought I'd have the honor of capturing royalty." The way he said royalty, it sounded like an insult.
Perseus scowled, moving to grab his sword from the sheath hanging at his side. Before he could grab