Blinded - Remake
"I'm breathing, not living, I want to know if my soul's worth saving."
-One More, Beartooth
The human mind is amazing, right up until the moment it becomes self-destructive.
Perseus "Percy" Jackson, walks the world with the words "it's dark, it's cold, my mind is not my home" tattooed into his skin. He is completely and utterly lost, his seemingly normal life doing nothing to save him from what is so persistently tearing him apart from the inside.
Annabeth Chase, the perfect girl you envied in high school is still struggling after burning herself out in college, now met with more challenges as past problems arise yet again. Fired from her job and left trembling and alone she is as hopeless as ever.
They cannot cure each other, because mental illness is far more complicated than that. They can, however, join each other in the psychological battles they face, ones that are real enough to determine whether they live or not.
The pessimist and the optimist, that adds up to balance, right?