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Posted 04 September 2006 - 11:03 PM

Read, the Bull from the Sea: "The minotaur is dead, Theseus the bull-leaper returns to Attica from Crete. The boy-king must now be High King. He has sacked the Labyrinth, brought down the Minoan dynasty and now he must learn to rule like a god."

But these are the days when Greek kings are also pirates. So, Theseus must go raiding the Hellespont. He must seek the golden fleece, the secret of the Kentauer horse-men and the magical rites of the Amazones.

But also a hero-king can have his destiny stolen by his love...

Mary Renault writes of the time when men became heroes and heroes became gods; when myths became history and history became myth." (sic).

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True is that adage: "He who yields to rule by wooden heads, becomes himself a fool."