"Well if you ask me, you look like a fish out of water." He said with a certain warmth to his expression that obviously suggested he meant no real harm with his comment and just smiled haplessly. "Yeah. That's me." Raising an eyebrow as she called herself heavy, he could only allow an amusement to show in his deep blue eyes. "I can do a little better then drag you." Riptide, his ball point pen was in his pocket incase someone or something attacked, but he seriously doubted it would be the mermaid infront of him. Even still he felt a little better knowing it was there as he bent down to pick her up.
To Percy it was like lifting a feather, his earbuds still in his ears he carried her back to the complex with little effort though at a slightly rushed pace. He didn't really want to be seen carrying a blond girl off somewhere. It was weird enough being in Kansas. He didn't need people thinking he was some kind of teenage kidnapper or something. Weirder things had happened.
He deposited Rikki carefully onto a couch in the lobby. "Need anything?" He asked with a tilt of his head and pulled the earbuds away, tucking them into his pocket with his ipod. At least he still had a few important things with him. He hated being without his ipod, it was like only half functioning.