- Percy: "So ... what is this fire river called?"
- Annabeth: "The Phlegethon. You should concentrate on going down."
- Percy: "The Phlegethon? Sounds like a marathon for hawking spitballs."
- Annabeth: "Please don't make me laugh."
- Percy: "Just trying to keep things light."
- Annabeth: "Thanks. I'll have a smile on my face as I plummet to my death."
- -The House of Hades, Rick Riordan
do you ever just cry because rachel had to tell grover his two best friends were in Tartarus and he probably wandered around the woods by himself thinking about all their adventures and how tough they were and trying to convince himself that they would be okay and wishing he was there with them because hes still their protector no matter how old they get and how much they don’t need him anymore