1. just in case.

"Why don't we get those?" Annabeth asks innocently, pointing to the display on the counter.

Percy squints at a box, and then jerks away suddenly, cheeks flushed a bright scarlet. He chokes out something unintelligible.

She rolls her eyes and tosses one into the shopping cart.

The box of condoms looks at him teasingly from the bottom of their cart. He glares at it. The old lady who rings them up winks cheerily as she hands them the bag. "Enjoy yourselves, darlings."

Annabeth thinks that maybe the color of Percy's face will be permanently red after this.

She grins, amused.