Fandoms: Percy Jackson and the Olympians & Related Fandoms - All Media Types, Percy Jackson and the Olympians - Rick Riordan
15 Jun 2019
"How long has it been since you talked with someone?"
"I'm talking with you now."
"We mean with a person."
"You know you'll have to leave this greenhouse, eventually."
"I don't see why... I've been here for years. No one ever came looking for me."
"Fate waited too much already, child. Fate will come looking for you. "
"Why only now?"
"Ah, no one knows but Fate itself. You've suffered for long, little one, you've grown strong and resilient like the olive tree over there."
There's a light laugh, like a rustle of leaves.
"Maybe you're not so little anymore. But there's other difficulties in your future, your journey is far from its end. The world is waiting for you, melissa. It has been waiting for a long time."
A tired sigh, a gentle caress, then the imperceptible soft vibrations of steps slowly moving away.
They can't see her, they don't actually have eyes after all, but it's easy to read her emotions.
"One day you'll understand... your roots run too deep to be restricted by a vase.
You will be found, lost daughter of Demeter."