The sound of music filled the air, Milo, A young brazilian man, made his way through the crowd of people who roamed the party he was attending. He was dressed in a dark blue suit, and dress shoes. The party, he was attending, was for the CEO of the company, because he had finally obtained the contract of the century with an american company. The party was over the top extravagant and he thought the women were dressed just as beautifully. He went around the party introducing himself to everyone, especially the women. At one point, Milo was standing by one of the windows, a drink in hand and his thoughts went to a memory from his childhood.
An Unwanted Flashback:
The memory started like they always did, with his father pushing him. “Stop!” Milo shouted, His father pushing him once again. “Don't you dare yell at me!” His father’s breath reeking of alcohol. Milo put his arms up, attempting to protect his face, as his father punched him. His father hadn't always been like that; Ever since his mother had passed away, he had change for the worse, beating Milo. Luckily his father spared his younger sister Alexandra, who he was very close to, Milo definitely didn't want her to have to go through this. His father hit him a few more times, before going back to verbal abuse. “You’re a worthless piece of crap, and I want you out of my house now.” He said this picking Milo up, by the collar, and dragged him out of the house.
He snapped back to reality when heard a young womans voice, he immediately turned his head to see a very beautiful female. He went from having a starry eyed look, back to smiling confidently, as if nothing in the world could take it away. The young women stood there in a black dress, that revealed more skin then it should have, but she looked absolutely beautiful. He said something extremely unintelligent next. “You look pretty. I mean beautiful.” He eventually offered her a place to sit down, and then they talked and drank most of the night away.
After a few hours of drinking and talking, they headed to Milos hotel room where they did the dirty. The next morning Milo awoke to find the girl gone, he hadn’t even gotten her name, but just shrugged it off. After all it wasn’t the first time it had happened. He ended up going on with his day, and headed off to work like nothing had happened.
4 Months Later:
4 months had passed since the night he had spent with the young women. Of course Milo was used to one night stands so after the night he basically forgot about the girl all together, that is until the day his son came. It started out as a normal day for Milo; He woke up, got ready, left for an 8 hours shift at the office, came back home but, instead of coming back home to a quiet house - a strange noise could be heard. Milo was sure if was the cry of a baby but that couldn’t be true. he searched his whole house, coming into his bedroom last and found a baby lying inside a gold laced bassinet, with a note pinned to the top. Milo instantly reached for the note and began to read it
Let me begin with the most important thing, which is I am Apate goddess of trickery and the child you see before you is ours. because of the fact that I am a goddess I cannot care for this child, due to Zeus anti-interference rule. Please take care of him as best as you can and name his Maickol, I always liked that name. Because of my godly status this child will be know as a demi god and will attract many monsters as he grows older. To keep him safe please send him to Camp Half-Blood, a place for kids like him, when life in the mortal world becomes too dangerous for him.
Ps: I've left something for him so he can protect himself”
Once Milo finished reading the letter he lowered it from his face. As he did something at the foot of his bed caught his eye, It was a Celestial bronze Scimitar. After moments of think Milo turned his attention back to the boy and picked him up from the bassinet. Looking down to the child, Milo wasn’t sure if he could handle having a child but, there was a moment that changed his mind. As he watched the baby boy sleeping, the child slowly opened it eyes and looked up into Milo’s. Then he knew, he was going to love his son, and give him the life he deserved.
Once the day he found Maickol past Milo did a great deal of thinking, on whether he should bring his family into his son's life or keep him hidden. Of course Milo wanted to tell his younger sister however, he knew if he went anywhere near his father's home - his father would flip. After another while of think Milo decided he would visit his sister. days after the arrival of his son, Milo now stood at the front door of his father's house. For some reason he couldn’t find himself to knock so, instead he went to the side of the house and knocked on his sister’s window. Alexandra, Milo’s younger sister opened the window and was a bit surprised to see Milo and got even more confused when she saw the baby. After entering his sister’s room, Milo explained everything up to how he ended up with Maickol. Of course he bent the truth a bit, not wanting to mention the whole greek gods thing and sounding crazy.
After that day Alexandra, Milo’s younger sister, accepted Maickol into her life and became pretty close. His father however didn’t take the news so well, once Milo found the courage to tell him. Lets just say the details of the encounter aren’t worth explaining
Years after Milo told his family about his child, Alexandra became pretty close with her brother and his child. Most day milo would even leave maickol at his sisters so she could babysit while he went to work. However this all came to an end when Alexandra went missing around the time Maickol was 1 year and 2 months old. Milo found out from his father and went on a frenzy looking for his younger sister. A month past since the disappearance of his sister and Milo finally decided that she was either dead or didn't want to be found.
After the disappearance of his aunt Maickol went on with his life, of course only because he was to young to even understand. His father Milo, despite the loss of his younger sister stayed loving and caring and did his best as a single father. At the age of 2 maickol began to talk and by the age of 3 he was already walking around. Once turning 4 Maickol was put into school and did fairly well in it. He was the one people knew as kind and gentle but also had a short temper, He had many friends, and his grades were pretty high up there. Aside from all those good things Maickol was also attracted to the art of trickery and manipulation, because of his mother, although he generally stayed in the area of pranks. With that Maickol lived a fairly normal childhood until his 13 birthday.
First Monster Attack: On the day of his 13th birthday, Maickol was just getting home from school and noticed his dad in the kitchen. Making his way into the kitchen, Milo looked up from his papers and gave his son a smile. “I have something for you.” Milo said as he went to the other room for a bit then came back with a Celestial bronze scimitar. “Whoa!! where did you get this!?” Maickol shouted out of excitement as he took the blade from his father. Maickol had always found swords very cool and like to collect different types of them. So far he only had silver daggers and a few other ones made of different metals but, he didn't have any made of celestial bronze. “I got it from a local antique shop.” His father said, of course lying, because it was really from his mother.
“So are you gonna go out with your friends today?” Milo asked as he flipped through paperwork. “Yea i'll be back later” Maickol said giving his father a smile and headed out the house with his new found weapon and ready to show it off to his friends. However once leaving his house and walk a bit away from it Maickol began getting the feeling that someone was watching him. Looking around, Maickol noticed he had made it to a nearby park and that there was no one else around. “This is really strange….” Maickol said and as if on cue, a nasty looking bird/old women swooped down and attacked him. “whoa!!” The young boy yelled as he jumped out the way, barely dodging the harpy's claws. Once getting his bearings Maickol stood up and looked around.
“Good thing i just got this weapon…” Maickol said to himself as he held his scimitar in his right hand. After a few moments of silence Maickol suddenly heard the sound of a loud screech. He peered up towards the sky and saw the harpy diving right at him. since being untrained Maickol didn't know what else to do but swing the sword. Luckily he was able to hit the harpy on the side giving it a fatal wound, thus killing it. Once seeing the monster burst into golden dust, Maickol decided to go home and confront his father. Of course once Milo, Maickol’s father, heard of what happened he explained everything to his son, including what his mother was. Maickol was shocked, to say the least but all of it made some sense. While explaining everything Milo also of course mention camp and told Maickol he had the option to go if he wanted. After much thought maickol decided he wasn’t ready to leave his father so, he stayed home.
A few months after his encounter with the harpy, Maickol tried to go on with his life. He went to school, went out with his friends, went to parties, and did the normal things he usually did. Sadly the normal ended once he turned 14 and was yet again attacked by a monster but, this time he had help. The attack took place in a alley way and while fighting off the large scorpion looking monster, another person showed up and helped maickol kill the beast.
Once the monster was dead the other person revealed himself to be a satyr whose name was Justin. “Come on we have to go.” The Satyr told Maickol as he grabbed his arm and began dragging him along. “Go where?” Maickol answered as he followed closely behind. “To camp.” Justin spoke which cause maickol to stop in his tracks. “What are you doing let's go” Justin said looking around. Maickol then proceeded to explain to Justin that he did not yet want to go to camp but instead wanted to stay with his father. After some convincing the satyr agreed and also decided to stay so that he could help fight off any monsters that came Maickols way.
Learning Of An Unknown Family Member:
Years passed since Maickol and Justin decided to stay and through those years many monsters came to attack. Luckily Justin began training Maickol so the two were able to get by. By now Maickol was 18 and is currently sitting on a couch across from his grandfather, with justin right next to him. “You want me to go find my cousin and bring him back to you?” Maickol asked as he heard his grandfather's words.
With a small nod his Grandfather answered. “Yes, when i learned of his existence i immediately wanted to find him and bring him here so he can be with family but, sadly i am too old to go search for him myself.” the grandfather said but was lying. In reality Maickol’s grandfather had come to hate his daughter for leaving and taking the money she could have made for him with her swimming career so, when he learned of the child she had he wanted him to kill him. Of course he was to old and lazy to go looking for the child himself so here he was now asking his other grandson, Maickol.
“Umm ok i guess i could do that but where does he live?” Maickol asked now curious as to where this unknown cousin was all this time. His grandfather then proceeded to tell maickol all he knew which was; the boy's name was Jasper and he live somewhere in a forest closed to new york. Maickol looked over to Justin with a shocked look as he remembered that was near camp. After the conversation was over the son of Apate and his satyr friend returned home to speak with the father. Milo, Maickol’s father was surprised to learn of his nephews existence and was more then happy to let Maickol go search for him.
A Dream From A Sea God:
That same night, as he drifted off to sleep, Maickol’s dreams began. Like most nights his dreams were very vivid and started with a multitude of flashing images. Some of a little baby then some of a small child and finally ending with ones of a young teenage boy. “who is that?” maickol wondered since he had never seen the boy before.
“That is my son jasper…” A voice spoke suddenly which scared Maickol. Suddenly the dream changed and Maickol was standing on a famous beach located in brazil. The beach was completely empty which was strange but then Maickol noticed a man walking out of the ocean. This may have been something normal but the man was completely dry. “Who are you?” Maickol asked as the man came closer. “I'm am poseidon king of the sea.” the man spoke. Maickol became very shocked and asked what the man wanted. After a few minutes of talking Maickol discovered that jasper, Maickol’s cousin, was in fact Poseidon's son and that his grandfather lied to him. “I promise i'll find him and take him to camp with me….. i'll never bring him back to my grandfather.” Maickol promised Poseidon and with a grateful smile the sea god disappeared. after that Maickol slept and the next morning he and Justin set out to find his long lost cousin.
Finding A Long Lost Cousin:
During their travels to find Maickols cousin. the two boys encountered many monsters and were able to fend them off or escape them without dying. Do to encountering some traveling problems Maickol and justin were forced to walk for a while, making their trip much longer and by the time they made it to new york, a year had already passed. You may be wondering how the two were able to survive but with maickol being a child of Apate, he was able to trick the two some food and water multiple times. By now Maickol was now 19 and walking through the forest Jasper, his cousin, was believed to be in.
As the two boy walked they both heard the sudden sound of a crack near by. They both stopped and drew their weapons, ready for a battle. Minutes later two large hellhounds bursted through the trees and attack the two. Going into fight mode the two were able to kill one of the beast off but, by now were already tired out. Sadly Justin, Maickol’s closest friend was killed before they could kill the second one. Now exhausted Maickol made his way through the forest not knowing where he was headed. After what seemed like hours he finally spotted a house and headed towards it. Finally making it to the clearing the house was located in maickol couldn’t seem to go any further and collapsed. The last thing he remembered was being lifted up and then lied down on a soft surface.
3 Weeks Later:
Since being unconscious for many weeks Maickol had properly heal from any wounds he got from his travels. One day after many weeks Maickol was able to open his eyes and once he did he noticed a young boy standing over him. “Jasper?” He asked and after some talking he discovered that the boy was in fact his cousin Jasper. With some explaining Maickol was glad to know that Jasper believed him and that the two of them, including Jasper's guardian, would be heading to camp the next day.
The Next Day and Getting To Camp:
The next day maickol, Jasper, and Amanda were all ready to head for Camp but things took a turn for the worst when the trio were attacked by a cyclopes. The tri ran as fast as they could through the wood but sadly Amanda was struck down and killed. Maickol’s cousin Jasper was struck with devastation but Maickol had to pull him along in order to not be killed themselves. Finally maickol and his cousin bursted through the wood, passing the magical border, and escaping the cyclopes.
After a few days in camp maickol had been claimed by his mother Apate.