Hedge manages to get Leo back onto the sky-walk, where Dylan tries to abduct him.
At the last minute, Hedge intervenes and is abducted instead.
She also tried to make him poke a rattlesnake, which he refused to do.
This was done to help train Leo to be strong at a young age.
He is a Greek demigod, the son of Hephaestus and Esperanza Valdez. Leo was born in Houston, Texas to the mechanic Esperanza Valdez and the god Hephaestus.
When he was little, he had a babysitter named Tia Callida, whom later was discovered to be Hera in disguise.
When Butch threatens to toss him off the flying chariot, Leo sarcastically back tracks saying that rainbows and ponies are very macho.
Once arriving at camp, Leo is immediately claimed by his father, Hephaestus, and goes on a tour of the camp with Will Solace, who is a son of Apollo and head counselor of cabin seven, who brings him to Hephaestus' cabin.
He once got in trouble after turning a cross-section kidney and some skeleton legs into a kidney monster and scared the school nurse.
His mom died in the fire, and his Aunt Rosa turned his remaining family against him, thus forcing him to be sent to several foster homes. The emotional strain caused him to run away from multiple foster homes.
After running away for the sixth time, Leo was sent to the Wilderness School, where he met Piper Mc Lean, who unbeknownst to him, was a daughter of Aphrodite.
Dylan reveals himself to be a ventus, or a storm spirit, and attacks the others with the help of two other venti.
Leo is thrown off the sky-walk and slams into one of the canyon walls.