Carlos saw a faded motivational poster from Auradon about obstacles being opportunities in disguise, once. Now, he uses the high ground of a crumbling wall he can't climb higher to gain the upperhand in a fight. He smiles when he wins: those Auradonians might be onto something. Who woulda thought?

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Mal froze when Carlos said it. She knew what "oikogéneia" meant. The Isle's three resident Greeks rarely socialized with anyone else: how Carlos had learnt was a mystery… he had just called their crew family. She should tell him to shut up. Jay shortens it to oiko and it sticks.