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Saying goodbye to Achilles's family was hard.

 'I'll be back soon, I promise.' He had said to them walking away. Lisa knew it was difficult for him but she truly did believe this wasn't the last she'd see of the Starling family.

'So we're going back? Not what I expected after all this.' Achilles said, eyes on the road. 

'Why are we driving again?'

'I need to conserve my energy if I'm going to hold up an illusion. I wasn't going to say this to my parents in case they freaked out, but I think I might be able to hold one up for you too.'

'You think you can do that?'

'Yes, since you got pregnant,I feel more connected to you than ever. I'm sure we could do it if we tried.'

'There's something slightly poetic in that I guess.' Lisa laughed.

'I guess there is.'

Lisa looked out the window nervously. 'There's something I need to ask you actually.'


'When we were fighting, you said some stuff about me that I didn't know that you knew. I want to know how you knew them things, and why?'

Achilles sighed. 'When we got linked up on the system, I thought it was some attempt for Hire an Incubus to lure me to them and I was surprised that they'd tried that method to find me. So I tried to find out as much as I could about you. I found out where you worked and who your family were and when everything came up clean,I decided to approach you and size you up. What I did was wrong and what I said was wrong, and I'm not trying to excuse it but I hope you understand why I did it.'

'I do, but I just need you to understand that those things were stuff I would've told you in time. i don't want you to think you can just do background checks on me. I know what happened to has made you paranoid about stuff, but I need you to know that you can trust me now.' 

'I know.'

'I know what happened back with Hercules hurt you, and I know I messed up, but I would never do anything to intentionally hurt you-'

'Lisa, you don't need to explain yourself-'

'I need to say this.' She looked him in the eyes and she could feel tears coming to hers.

'We need to be on the same page if you want this to work, okay? We need to be together on this because soon it's not just going to be me and you. Maybe this isn't how we both thought our lives would go,but that's the way it is, so we have to support each other.'

'You're right.'

'Thank you.'

They sat mostly in silence for the rest of the drive, and Lisa must have fell asleep along the way because when she woke up it was bright and they were nearly there.

When they were a few streets away, Achilles pulled over.

'We need to try change our appearances now.'

He took Lisa's hand and a few deep breaths. 

'Just relax.' He said softly and Lisa felt a slight rush to her head and she looked at her self in the rear-view mirror. She looked totally different, no longer human.

'Wow. I would've killed to have looked like this in high school.'

'Like a demon?' Achilles laughed. He looked totally different as well. 

'This hot.'

'You are hot, you idiot.' 

'Would you like me more like this?'

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