When we left Theseus he had just triumphed over the Minotaur and he and Ariatha had successfully fled the island in one of Minos’s black sailed ships – they took refuge on the island of Naxos and there, apparently, the two were married. Let us see how this story ends and how the fates treat our brave Theseus.
Theseus has set off on his quest to find his father, but before he takes one step he questions why his father should even want to be found. His answer to this, in true Greek hero fashion, is to do deeds of greatness and win himself renown. Let us check-in and see how that works out for him and how it doesn’t work out so well for others.
Jason and his crew, or what remains of it, have absconded with the dark witch Medea (Μήδεια) and the Golden Fleece. Aeites is giving chase, but things are about to get real dark real quick. Hang on to your butts, Satyr family, stormy seas lie ahead.
This week we’re going to witness the building of the ship that will ferry Jason and his crew across the vast seas of Greece and beyond as they set sail on their adventures together. But first, let’s see if the heralds request by Jason from Pelias have any luck in finding his old hero friends.
When we last left our Hero he had just been brought to the home of Chiron the Centaur, wisest of all things under the sun, atop the snowy peaks of Mount Pelion. Let us rejoin him and see what happens when he starts out for Iolcus by the sea with the intention of claiming the throne as the rightful heir to the kingdom. Something tells me it’s not going to go as he plans… if it does, this is going to be a real short series.