"I stared at the golden bathed lyre in his hands. I didn't think I felt deep attachment towards the object, and yet, I was still bitter about the way he'd managed to take it from me, as if the fates were determined to part me from it. But it had been my mother's, once, and it was all I had in the world. This much, he had figured out on his own, and was brilliantly using against me.
"I have no use for something like that. I was simply planning to sell it away."
"Sell it away, then." He replied, to my surprise. What kind of game was he playing? " As long as you're willing to share some of your profits with me. I wanna have it all, even if just for a week" "
The TANGLED (2010) Tsoa AU nobody asked for and I've always needed. Patroclus is an orphan gone thief, and Achilles is being kept in a tower by Tethis while she prepares him for immortality in the ocean depths. After Patroclus wanders into Achilles' tower, the two reach a practical arrengement.