Nico shouldn't have been nervous. He had Shadow-traveled the Athena Parthenos across the world, he had used the Sceptor of Diocletian to summon an undead army; twice, he was the son of Hades! And yet, his heart seemed to stutter in his chest, like it was either going to jump out of his body through his throat, or bounce around in his stomach and make him sick. He was just a friend. Will Solace was just a friend. But with his cocky smile, carefree eyes, and carefully styled blonde hair, Nico couldn't help but to want him for himself. And that night, Nico couldn't help but to think that maybe, just maybe, Will Solace wanted him, too.