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Hercules Was a Dangerous Drunk (9 Cracked Retellings of Classic Greek Myths)

32 pages30 minutes


In this collection of nine very short stories, both popular and obscure Greek myths are retold with an often humorous twist. Included in this volume:

1) Hercules Was a Dangerous Drunk - Hercules invites himself over to the palace of King Admetus, unaware that the King is mourning his wife. A drunken Hercules attempts to right this grievous wrong.
2) The Talents of Phidias - A goddess is shocked to discover how a sculptor has used his god-given gifts.
3) The Song of Achilles - After the sack of Troy, only men mourned Achilles.
4) Cora, Who Loved Dionysus - Poor Cora. All she wanted was a fun boyfriend. Unfortunately, she ended up with a god.
5) The Dogs of Actaeon - These dogs were taught to hunt...
6) The Tale of Seven Against Thebes - How Thebes was brought low, and how Justice pursued its attackers across a generation.
7) Tuesdays With Charon - Just another day in Hades.
8) Aeacus - The famed builder of Troy's south wall was not actually a builder by trade...
9) What Adonis Told the Boar - The true story of Adonis' scandalous birth and short, unhappy life.

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