1.“‘But thank you for rescuing me.’
‘Hey, no big deal. We’re friends.’
‘You didn’t believe I was dead?’
~~~the titans curse
2.“I looked nervously at Annabeth, then at the groups of girls who were roaming the gym.
‘Well?’ Annabeth said.
‘Um, who should I ask?’
She punched me in the gut. ‘Me, Seaweed Brain.’
‘Oh. Oh, right.’
So we went onto the dance floor, and I looked over to see how Thalia and Grover were doing things. I put one hand on Annabeth’s hip, and she clasped my other hand like she was about to judo throw me.
. . .We shuffled around for a few minutes. I tried to concentrate on little things, like the crepe-paper streamers and the punch bowl - anything but the fact that Annabeth was taller than me, and my hands were sweaty and probably gross, and I kept stepping on her toes.”