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Zeus' Stolen Lightning Bolt

A myth submitted to the site by Sam Whalley

Mt Olympus, Greece, Greece

One day at the top of Mount Olympus, Sam was looking up into the magnificent lightning clouds, where lightning bolts were going in and out of the clouds like fish, jumping in and out of the water.

Suddenly, with a big flash of light, the lightning disappeared! Sam jumped up in astonishment, he scratched his head and ran into a dark cave. This cave was the home of the king of all gods... Zeus! "Zeus, your lightning bolts have disappered in thin air!" Explained Sam hurriedly.
"Calm down Sam, we can find it, together, I just know it," Explained Zeus calmly. So Zeus and Sam walked down the twisty roads of mount Olympus.

"Ewwwwww!" Screamed Sam.
"What is it Sam?" Zeus asked kindely.
"My foot, its...STUCK!" Answered Sam.
"Ah, we are here at last," Said Zeus.
Zeus stood next to Sam in the sticky mess and said three words "Off we go!" With a flash of light, they both zoomed up to the clouds and... BANG!! A blaze of fire flew down from space and turned into a Dragon. Sam and Zeus both landed softly on a cloud.

Sam looked up and pointed at the dragons foot. In between its claws was... the bolt! Sam rushed over to it and grabbed the bolt, but at that split second, the dragon picked up Sam by the feet and tossed him in every direction! Zeus called to the god of weaponry, Artex and down came a sterling silver sword! Zeus ran for the dragon, dodging all in fire balls and stabbed the Dragon in the chest!! The creature fell to the ground with a thud and Zeus and Sam screamed with delight.

Zeus and Sam ran back home and Zeus thanked Sam for getting his bolt back and rewarded him with the sword Artex gave Zeus.

I guess some stories do have happy endings after all!


THE END!!!

By Sam Whalley
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