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Pandora's box

A myth submitted to the site by Rodean

Ancient Greece, Ancient Greece

Zues was angry! He had trusted two Gods named Prometheus and Epimetheus.This wasn't the first time that the humans have upset the Gods and the powerful of all Gods, Zues in particullar. Zues took the ability of fire so that meant that they coulden't cook their meet and they coulden't keep thierselves warm.

But Prometheus was clever he travelled to the island of Lemnos to steel fire.The person who lived there was named Hephaestos and he kept the fire nice and hot. Prometheus brought the fire back to the humans. When Zeus saw a flicker of flame he was furious! He had to punish the humans once and for all but he hid his anger behind his back.

He made a woman out of clay with the help of Hephaestos. The goddess Athene then breathed life into the clay, Aphrodite made her very beautiful and Hermes taught her how to be both charming and deceitful. Zues called her Pandora. Zues send this gift for Epimetheus. When Epimetheus saw Pandora he was charmed of the woman and there will be no harm at all.

Prometheus told him not to accept any gift from the gods but it was too late they already got married. Zeus gave her a box but she was told to never open it. Pandora thought if its a wedding box why shoulden't I open it? But one day when she knew Epimetheus was out of site she crept and got the key from the highest shelf and opened it but she coulden't break a promise of God of Gods, she did this three more time and at last the forth time she slid the key in and gently opened it.

Suddenly death, poverty, pain and saddness came out. The creatures stung pandora over and over again. Epimetheus ran in the room to see why pandora was crying but she heard more voices coming and Epimetheus agreed that nothing bad will come out when all those horrors that came out. She opened the lid once more and out came hope. Already Pandora released sufferness, pain and death she had also released hope.

By Rodean
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Name: Brooke 22nd March 2013
well i realy like it wierd because i am doing a play called greece goes to pieces and zues is init theses and zues minataur
Name: Me 16th March 2013
this story is great
Name: Austin Plasman 12th March 2013
it was a good story, granted commas should be placed in some spots. but i prefer creepy pasta
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