h a flnal attempt to deleat the demlgods. Gaea
targeted Annabeth. the sttategsst of the team. m
the hopes that they would fall apart. Gaea sent her
numerous vxstcns md flashbacks, hke Luke dying.
SDIdEIS. Ihe Labynnth and her dad Ignonhg her at] those years.
Sent alone. Annabeth could've thhstood them. but
when allcame rushing to her at once. 1t broke her.
The war was won. but Annabeth was never the same
again She lashed out at anyone who tried to talk to ha
and the fear never left her eyes. It all finally ended one
day when Percy was struggtmg to get Annabeth to remember.
She wrestled thh turn and accidentally uncapped Rtphde
in Percy's pocket. Before Percy knew what was happening.
he held the tlfeless body of Annabeth In hlS arms.
her face ﬁnally peaceful, Riptide embedded «n the stomach
of the gut who was never meant to last.