Pertemis: A Wolf’s Tale

Chapter 21 First Return of The Tale

Artemis’s point of view

"Zoë come here now!" Artemis screamed, rushing to the infirmary.

She only felt some uneven breaths mixing with gasps from Perseus. His wound didn't heal, the yellow liquid kept leaking out from the deep cut that sodded her jacket, yellowed the ground.

"Perseus stay with me! I won't let you die, just stay a little longer" she whispered to his ear, her panicked breath somehow made Perseus cracked a smile.

"Can't believe I return to camp being carried by you like a bride" Percy managed a joke which lightened Artemis's mind at that moment.

She grinned and playfully hit his chest softly. Even though he was on the verge of dying, he would never let her cry to which made her heart ached even more as the guilt swirled deep inside her. He'd never be in this situation if he didn't live with her.

"Next time I'll drag you by the ear" she said.

Zoë and other hunters rushed out from their tents as they set him onto a bed.

"Bring nectar and ambrosia!" Artemis ordered as Phoebe made herself to find the requirements.

"What happened to him?" Thalia asked, her frown has shown that regret which was rare to appear.

know." Artemis said. "But the wound

as blood was choked out from his mouth. Artemis could hear his heart

anyone know how to treat the wound?"

been to those situations a lot" Zoë responded. "But normally we make contact

"What do y-"

shirt in

meant to cut his shirt and apply treatment on the wound." Annabeth sighed.

getting out of here" Sarah said as she made her way out, many others followed her lead

and strong, presented the power of a supernatural. She knew she had seen him half naked before, but each time she glanced on those toned muscles, it just got more magnificent and beautiful. He wasn't buff, but those

handed the god medicine but was

applied it on his wound as

groaned, his back arched, his

up in this, or she'd broken her promise from protecting him from harms. But she knew it was more than that, his agony sent her to that world of pain. She could feel,

Percy groaned as he grabbed her hand. His fingers were tightly around hers.

I-I need to tell you this" he gritted his teeth at the

nothing in the world could separate them at that moment. Her determination was unraveling as she said firmly that her voice had overwhelmed that panic dwelled within

"Save it for later"

her eyes, her skin glowed in a faint silver light as the hunters made

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