Reyna POV

Reyna wakes up tangled in Jason's familiar warmth after the night they spent together. She blinks twice in disbelief and memories from last night come rushing back to her. She felt the panic settle in the pits of her stomach but it came along with the butterfiles that she always felt whenever she was around Jason Grace. "Oh god, this was a mistake. Last night wasn't supposed to happen, we got carried away by our feelings for each other in the past" she thought. Reyna gingerly removes herself from Jason's arms, she struggled at first but she eventually found a way out of his tight embrace. She fixes herself a bit and quietly tiptoes out of his room. When she was out the door, her first instinct was to run and stay away from Jason. In her haste to get away from the situation, she ran straight into two bodies that were about to knock on Jason's door. Reyna fell flat on her podex and looked up to find Annabeth and Gwen. The two have gotten closer over the past few months because of Percy and Annabeth's frequent visits to Camp Jupiter and of course hanging out with Reyna meant hanging out with Gwen, Dakota, and Bobby. Gwen and Annabeth looked surprised at the fact that Reyna looked disheveled while leaving Jason's villa. Reyna quickly grabbed onto the two of them before they got to speak and she dragged them both inside her own villa. She breathes heavily and stares at her two friends. Gwen and Annabeth looked at Reyna with amused faces. Annabeth makes the first move and questions Reyna.

"Not to be rude, Rey, but what the hell happened to you? You look like a storm hit you."

Reyna bites her lip and thinks of a way to get through her friends questioning glances.

"I.. I just... we had a sleepover.. ugh"

Gwen grins at Reyna because she put two and two together when they saw her hurrying away from Jason's villa.

"Mhmm that sleepover must've been wild, Rey Rey. Your hair looks like a bird's nest, your makeup is smudged everywhere, your clothes are all wrinkly and oh my god! Is that a hickey?"

"I... I.. I got nothing to say."

The gears in Annabeth's head turn and she manages to put two in two together as well before she facepalms.

"Oh my gods, Rey. Did you and Jason? You know?"

Annabeth grills a flustered Reyna while Gwen just waits for her to tell them what they all already knew. Reyna sighs and thinks that there's no use lying to her friends since she's been caught red handed.

"Fine. We did but it was a mistake. Gods, I don't know what to do now."

"But I thought you were on a date with my brother yesterday, Rey."

Gwen looks at Annabeth and confirms that with a nod.

"Oh she did, Annabeth, but you know how Jay Jay is with his jealousy. I had a feeling he was gonna crash Reyna's date. He has always been like that with Reyna, whenever a guy tried anything with her, he would already be next to her trying to intimidate whoever it was."

Reyna blushes and shakes her head.

"That is not true. He was just doing that because he was looking out for me as a friend."

Annabeth gives Reyna a look of disbelief.

"I doubt that just friends would do that kind of thing, Rey. So what are you gonna do now?"

Gwen claps excitedly.

"Does this mean you guys are finally back together?"

Reyna furiously shakes her head at them.

"No, we're not together. I'm sure he just made a mistake last night. I don't know what to do but I'm sure that I won't be able to face him for a few days."

"Oh gods, are you gonna avoid Jason now? That's kind of impossible, all the more since you two are practically neighbors."

Reyna cooks up a plan and rolls her eyes at what Annabeth said.

"Oh, don't be a smart ass, Annie. That is where you two come in. Who wants to have a sleepover here for a few days?"

Gwen excitedly raises her hand while saying "me, me, me" while Annabeth sheepishly looks at Reyna.

"I don't know if Percy is gonna like this, Rey."

"Oh please, Annie, a few days from that idiot would do you well. I'll promise to give him blue chocolate chip cookies if he lets you sleepover for a few days."

Annabeth smiles at that.

"Ha ha fine. I think I needed some girl time as well. Percy can never say no to blue cookies."

Gwen puts her arms around the two girls and excitedly says.

"Yay! Yay! Sleepover."

"You guys can't leave me right now, okay? I can't be alone with Jason and I don't think its a good idea to be around him that much right now."

Annabeth and Gwen glances at a clearly nervous Reyna.

"We got your back, Rey Rey. Don't worry about it."

"Yeah. Operation hide Reyna from Jason is in full effect."

"Thank you guys. You don't know how relieved I am about that. I just don't have the heart to speak to Jason right now."

Gwen casually takes a seat on the couch and says.

"So what happened, Rey Rey, give us the juicy details of how it all went south?"

Reyna heaves another sigh before looking at her friends.

"Well, after the date they crashed, we all went home to camp together. Then when Malcolm was bidding me goodbye, he tried to kiss me and that was exactly when Jason decided to interrupt us with an "issue" but it turns out that the issue was completely stupid to begin with. So of course I got all frustrated then he got frustrated then I said a few things that I knew would hurt him then he was kissing me and then one thing led to another, and now... now I don't know what to do...I woke up and ran away as fast as I could."

Gwen cleared her throat and spoke.

"Was Jason awake when you ran away?"

Annabeth shrugged as if to say that the answer to her question was obvious.

"Of course he wasn't, Gwen, I don't think Jason would have let Reyna run away if he was."

Reyna looked at the two of them uncomfortably.

"I, I don't think I can face him right now. My feelings are all over the place and his are as well because he knows about our past relationship now. Uuugh! I'm convinced the gods hate me. I was getting better coping with it. Why did they have to return Jason's memories?"

Annabeth steps in and looks meaningfully at Reyna.

"Maybe because you guys belong together, Rey. It's never too late to fix things."

Gwen decides that now was the right time to step in as well.

"Annabeth's right, Rey Rey. Maybe the gods finally realized that they made a mistake separating you guys. I always felt like you guys would always find your way back to one another."

Reyna looks teary eyed and sighs at the two of them.

"I wish it were that easy but I'm afraid. What if he has to get kidnapped again? What if he needs to go on a quest again? What if he forgets me again? I... I can't give him my heart again only for him to tear it into pieces. I don't know if I could take all the hurt for the second time."

Annabeth and Gwen hug Reyna then they rub comforting circles on her back. Gwen flicks Reyna on the forehead.

"Stop your tears, Rey Rey. I understand that he hurt you but he's sorry and I can see that he's trying his best for you. I might be your friend but I'm also Jason's friend, I love you both and I wouldn't have suggested for you guys to get back together if I knew it was going to be a disaster."

Annabeth looks at Reyna with a straight face.

"I agree with Gwen, Rey. We both know you and Jason pretty well now. It wouldn't hurt to give him another chance. I think he really does love you. I hope you reconsider it but I'll always support you with whatever you decide to do. Then there's also Malcolm who can't stop talking my ear off about you."

Reyna breathes a sigh of relief.

"Just give me time. I.. I'll think about it. I just can't deal with him right now. Being around Jason always clouds my judgement."

Then the three of them spend the day together. They were watching the Titanic in the afternoon when they heard a three loud knocks at the door. It made Reyna visibly nervous because she knew exactly who knocked in that calculated manner so Gwen and Annabeth decided to take the reigns on this one. They motioned for her to go inside her room when they answered the door. Gwen and Annabeth moved to open the door and they found a troubled looking Jason Grace.


Jason POV

Jason was having the best dream ever about him and Reyna reconciling when he was woken up by a call. He groggily reached for his phone and answered it without looking at the caller ID.

"Jason? Where the hell have you been?"

"Perce? What's up? Isn't it a bit too early for your nagging?"

"What do you mean Jason? It's almost 3 in the afternoon. You missed breakfast and lunch."

"What?! I did. Shit."

"I thought we were gonna spar today. What did you end up doing last night? Whatever it was, stop it. You're never late."

The words "last night" ended up ringing in Jason's head. He remembered last night, he and Reyna had an intimate moment. He looked around his room. Where the hell was Reyna? She just nailed and bailed on him. His heart stung and he really wanted to finally settle things with her. The thought of her being with other guys, it just didn't sit well with him. There was no way in Tartarus that he would give up on Reyna easily, not without a fight. He knew he hurt her a lot before but he would spend the rest of his life trying to make it up to her. He needed to find her and he needed her to undersand where he stood in all of this. Jason is brought back out of his reverie by Percy's screeching on the other end of the line.

"Jasoooooon!! Hellloooo!"

"Ugh. Tomorrow Perce, we'll spar tomorrow okay? I.. I got to go. I have something important to do."

Jason quickly puts his clothes on and runs to Reyna's villa. He hears the television running inside and decides to make three loud knocks. The door opens and he finds himself face to face with Annabeth and Gwen both looking sheepishly at him.

"Jason? Uhm, hi."

"Hi Jace."

Jason looked nervously at the two and he also tried catching a glimpse of a specific someone that he was looking for.

"Hi guys. Uhm, where's Reyna? Uh, what are you doing here?"

Gwen and Annabeth looked at each other having a silent conversation before they both spoke.

"Uhm, she's not around right now."

"Yeah, she must be doing rounds around the camp."

Although unconvinced Jason decided to go along with it.

"Uuuh, okay. Well if you see her tell her that I need to talk to her."

Gwen smiles up at him while Annabeth looks at bit guilty.

"Will do, Jay Jay. Bye."

"Uh, yeah I will. No problem, Jace."

The both of them hurriedly shut the front door on his face. Jason knew that they were lying but he relented because Reyna probably needed time to think. As much as he wanted to see her, he couldn't just impose his feelings on her when she needed time so he decided to let it go for now.