Annabeth was hardly aware of anything, not the ship landing, not the crowd full of armed demigods, not the strangely lifelike statues that were glaring, angry and horrified. She was only aware of Percy, with his arms wrapped around a girl and a boy, wearing-was that a bedsheet?
Though she tried to stay on task as Jason walked down the plank, explaining everything, it was hard, hard as she heard Percy's voice for the first time in 8 months.
Then she tackled him in a ভালুক hug.
"Where have আপনি been? I missed you, Seweed Brain!"
Percy explained, made introducions, then hearded them inside what appeared to be a meeting house. As they entered a girl whom Percy named as Hazel shot her a funny look. "Seweed Brain?"