Annabeth mulls over her options; she could run and blow the guy off but that means dealing with an irate Piper and Jason, she could feign and emergency part way through and bail which still leaves her with an irate Piper and Jason, or she could suck it up and spend a few hours with this guy."I'll give him one chance," she mutters and Jason's arm snakes around her."Thank you, I honestly do think you'll like him.And remember to take it easy on him." Annabeth nods and gives Jason a hug goodnight.Her iron will crumbles long enough for her to grab her phone and punch in Piper's number.
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She glances at the clock on her desk that ticks down to doomsday.
"Besides you're too late, your escort will be at your door in three, two, one."Annabeth glances up to an empty doorway and frowns."Piper, I don't-""He's not there is he?
" Piper asks and cuts her off."Uh, no." Annabeth pushes back from her desk and stands."Just, just wait a second." Annabeth pins the phone between her shoulder and cheek to shift papers around on her desk."Piper, how long am I going to have to wait?
I'm sure of that, and you know I'm always right." Annabeth throws a softer punch and grins at him."You are always right," he says with a shrug."Now, let's talk proposal ideas." Annabeth links her arm through his and pulls him down the hallway towards the elevator.