Rick Riordan: oh shoot I can’t think of a cliffhanger for Mark of Athena
Rick Riordan: cliffhanger … cliffhanger … cliff …. hanger … hanging off a cliff ….
Rick Riordan: got it
It’s a metaphor, see: you hold a pen with your homework in front of you, but you don’t do it, you don’t give it the power to do its killing
what if instead of countries declaring war on each other there was just a big rap battle