The Engagement

Yeah, I know it's a little short, but I promise the next one will be longer. I'll post it later today, like around 5-6 Eastern Time today. The next one will be longer, I promise! I hope you enjoy! (Annabeth comes in, in the next chapter. She talks more in the one after that.)

Disclaimer: I don't own PJO

"Percy, remember that little talk we had at your 15th birthday party? That I was going to propose to your mother? I'm thinking of doing that today," Paul Blofis told me, Percy. I told him to go for it when he asked me, because I knew he made my mom, Sally, happy.

"Really, you're doing it today? Can I see the ring?" I asked. I know why should a guy care about what a ring looks like, right? But I want my mom to be extremely happy no matter what.

Paul showed the ring to me and I smiled, "She's going to love it." Then I thought for a second. I promised my mom that I'd tell him about me, "Paul, I need to tell you something, but I want my mom to be there too. Just to make sure you don't think I'm crazy."

He looked at me warily, like he was worried, so I assured him, "Don't worry, you won't want to run out the door screaming," then I added under my breath, "But I can't make any promises about not getting hurt."

"What was that?" He asked. Oh crap, how am I going to tell him?

"Oh, nothing, I'm just thinking about what I'm going to say to you," what am I going to say to him?

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"Sally," Paul got down on one knee, "I love you, and I want to spend the rest of my life with you," He pulled out the ring, and my mom was speechless, "Will you marry me?"

"Yes! YES! Yes!" She screamed. She had been waiting for this a long time. She kissed him full on the lips, not caring that I was sitting just three feet away. She accepted the ring and admired the way it looked on her finger, "Wait; Percy did you tell him yet, like you promised?" Uh-oh, I didn't get the chance!