Achillios: A Greek Hero

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Achillios was a young Greek hero. He was daring, but sometimes didn’t think with his head. He was very selfless and cared about others very much. This is his story. Achillios was born into poverty. He could only be birthed during the daytime, so his mother waited 3 hours to do so. When Achillios was finally born, he almost was glowing. His mother was amazed by how fast her kid grew. Achillios was the son of Apollo and Diane. Diane had no idea that his father was Apollo so naturally she was fascinated with this kids power. As a kid Achillios spent countless hours outside practicing his archery. He shot directly at the bullseye and every time it would land there. He didn’t argue with his mother when he had to go to bed because Achillios didn't…show more content…
Food was scarce. Each month, guards would to take supplies. If the village people fought back, they would be killed, so each time they had to pay they payed. Achillios was the strongest and felt that he had to do something about this wrongdoing. The kingdom was very far away from the village. They would come every week if they could. They sailed to the village, it would be twice the distance if went by foot. If Achillios were to go there, he would need help. One day Achillios woke up with a mist in his mind. Everything was foggy. He could see a faint light. “What is this, why is this happening,” Achillios thought to…show more content…
The arrow whizzed through the air and struck it’s enemy. “Are you ok,” asked Achillios. The small child shook his head up and down rapidly. Achillios then climbed to the top of a hut. He found his next targets. 5 men all walking in a single-file line down a small dirt road. He picked out 5 arrows and aimed. He let the string go as the arrows each hit there target. This was when the real action took place. Thieves flooded around him. Achillios rapid fired his arrows at the enemies and one by one took them down. At the end, Achillios had dozens of men dead. The village people thanked him and gave him gifts of food. “Thank you and goodbye, I hope you rest well knowing your safe,” Achillios thanked. Achillios left and was back on the road again. Every now and then he would run across a thieve or two and kill them. There it was, the kingdom. The walls of the kingdom towered over Achillios. “What should I do,” pondered
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