He could almost taste her, feeling her skin become hot at his touch.
He is approached by Charles Beckendorf, and the two head off to attack The Princess Andromeda.
Kronos, hosted in the mortal body of Luke, is not caught off guard because of a spy at Camp Half-Blood, and Beckendorf is killed.
Percy's hands were on her waist now, clinging onto her, flesh on flesh.
Her lips moved aggressively on his, as both of them danced back and forth.
The title refers to Hestia, the goddess of the hearth, who refers to herself as such in a conversation with Percy on Mount Olympus.