Death and the Lion: Table of Contents

By Amanda Pizzolatto (alias Aurora Mandeville)

Word Count: 31845

Rating: PG for scary situations

Summary: Nico Di Angelo, son of Hades, is used to being alone, until one day a girl with auburn hair waltzes into his life…

Chapter 1

““I don’t think there’ll be much dancing, and I could show you a few simple steps, if you’d like,” she offered.
“Uh, well, uh, I don’t know,” he stammered.
“Oh come on, you should have some fun. It will be easy, and quick, I promise. Could you put that song on repeat, please?””

Chapter 2

““Is there someone you know buried here?” Lucy asked, the question not really helping the awkward silence.
“Uh, well, no not really,” muttered Nico.
“Oh, is this just a quiet spot for you then?” she continued.
“Uh, yeah, something like that,” Nico replied, shifting his weight on his feet.”

Chapter 3

“Lucy’s voice broke him out of his stupor. “Are you alright, Nico?” she asked, looking a little worried.
“That guy’s raving mad; how can you put up with him?”
Lucy laughed. “Well, considering he’s the doctor who saved our lives several times, I think it’s safe to say that we owe it to him.””

Chapter 4

” “Don’t look in their eyes, don’t look in their eyes,” Lucy muttered, over and over again, reminding everyone of the Doctor’s warning.

“Doctor, turn it off!” Peter yelled, rushing to the Doctor’s side.”

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