son of neptune quote

It's funny cause it basically happened

Terminus: Step aside, sir. Random security check.

Percy: Random, my behind. You always stop me.

Terminus: I’m just a god doing my job, sir. Name?

Percy: Lara Croft.

Terminus: Name?

Percy: Percy Jackson.

Terminus: And where are you coming from?

Percy: Uh, lunch.

Terminus: You bring any weapons with you?

Percy: [hides his sword behind his back] No! No, no weapons.

Terminus: Okay, then, where you headed?

Percy: Uh, a quest.

Terminus: Anything to declare?

Percy: I hate you.

Terminus: I get that a lot. Proceed.

Percy scowled. “I-I know you.”
Nico raised his eyebrows. “Do you?
— 

The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan


I love this moment. Of course Nico here pretends he and Percy never met because of the two Camps but there is also a second meaning, because indeed Percy doesn’t know Nico here. 

He doesn’t know where is loyalty lies, he doesn’t trust him. 

And even if I don’t ship Percico this breaks my heart.

Jeez, Hazel,” Percy said, “tell your horse to watch his language.”
Hazel tried not to laugh. “What did he say?”
“With the cussing removed? He said he can get us to the top.”
Frank looked incredulous. “I thought the horse couldn’t fly!”
This time Arion whinnied so angrily, even Hazel could guess he was cursing.
“Dude,” Percy told the horse, “I’ve gotten suspended for saying less than that…
—  Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune
Because I know you, Percy Jackson. In many ways, you are impulsive, but when it comes to your friends, you are as constant as a compass needle. You are unswervingly loyal, and you inspire loyalty. You are the glue that will unite the seven.
—  Rick Riordan, Son of Neptune
Mars pulled a scroll from his utility belt. “Anyone got a pen.”
The legionnaires started at him.
Mars sighed. “Two hundred Romans, and no one’s got a pen? Never mind.”
He slung his M16 onto his back and pulled out a hand grenade. There were many screaming Romans. Then the grenade changed into a ballpoint pen, and Mars began to write.
Frank looked at Percy with wide eyes. He mouthed: ‘Can your sword do grenade form?
Percy mouthed back, ‘No. Shut up.
—  Rick Riordan, The Son of Neptune