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Therseus and the Island of Despair

A myth submitted to the site by Kial Suchecki

Crete, Sparta

King Audus stared , panic stricken , into the knowing eyes of delphos ( prophecy speaker) its raspy voice filled the throne room " your daughter's son will cause your death" screeched the delphos
"how, she is unmarried it is forbidden to have a child without being married also she'd need my permission! " roared the king suddenly on the king's last word it disappeared. A couple of months later he had his daughter chucked into a bronze room.

She wailed for her father to let her out but her cries where heard only buy Zues king of the gods. As he seen her he immediately fell in love with her and, in secret, he came down as a ball of gold light. Nine months after this holy reunion a baby boy was born, he was called Therseus. After a while, the king found out, he ordered his servants to take them to the island of monsters so, really, he didn't kill them the beasts on the island did...

By Kial Suchecki
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