But it couldn’t have always been like that, because she stood in front of him as proof, didn’t she? Luna, who’d claimed that her crying had nothing to do with Peitho… but who seemed dead certain that he was going to end up as crying and as desperate as she had sounded in the bathroom.
Please find a different god to follow- don’t let Ares chew you up too-
Don’t let Ares. Don’t let Peitho. Kaden couldn’t deny there was a fear taking hold of him. Her conviction was infectious.
He swallowed hard - his throat didn’t want to work as a throat right now, and swallowing was a struggle - and nodded at Luna. “O...kay,” he said, and carefully pulled his arm out of her hand.