A Short Story Of Ogygia Callypso's Mistake

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Once, long ago on Ogygia Calypso, daughter of the titan atlas, sat on the beach over of her island home, she was anxious a few weeks ago the God Hermes had told her to be on the lookout a demigod son of Zeus would be sent to her to keep the child safe from Hera’s fury, which she had against the children of her husband Zeus. Calypso began to feel doubt, maybe it was a sick joke there probably is no child, but just as she finished her thought she heard faint crying, almost of a child and as Calypso stared off into the distance she saw a small raft and swam off to go bring the child onto the shore.she brought him and looked to see if there was anything saying the child 's name there was not so calypso decided to name him Damianos and that was…show more content…
After many weeks at sea Damianos had finally reached landfall. He landed close the kingdom of Argos.Once inside of the city Damianos saw the beautiful girl, she was around his age with pure black hair sparkling blue eyes and perfectly tanned skin, and instantly fell in love he asked a man near by who she was. the man responded “that is Princess Roxane,” he said “So I’m guessing you 're trying to get Princess Roxane hand in marriage too? Well good luck her father says he will only allow a son of zeus to have her as a bride.” When Damianos heard this Calypso’s warning returned “Stay away from the king he is a greedy man and would try to exploit you”. Calypso must not have know that this girl was there so maybe if the king had family he would not be as greedy and it would be ok to talk to the royal…show more content…
The king being highly skeptical said to him “prove it, ask your father zeus for a sign.” Damianos thought Ok uh.. dad do you think you could possibly show some sort of sign to prove that i am your son. Then on the perfectly clear day a bolt of lightning crashed into the courtyard and struck the huge pine tree. The king then said “perfect you are exactly the person I need to meet,” he said slyly “you see recently there have been countless attacks on the small farms and villages outside of my kingdom I have been looking for someone to take care of this and here you are” “But” Damianos tried to say before being cut off “I understand you want to marry my daughter and you will but it is customary for the husband to offer a gift to the father and this would be an acceptable for the hand of my one and only daughter. So I ask the question do we have a deal?” he asked “I guess” Damianos replied “I want your word swear on the gods that you will complete this task or die trying” the king said “I swear on the gods that I will complete this task or die trying” Damianos said “Good the king said
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