06 October 2011

Super Aiantes Brothers

It frequently happens in The Iliad that a god or goddess will come down and "supercharge" a mortal to wreak massive devastation on the other side. The mortal becomes invincible, goes on a killing rampage, and sometimes can see and attack the gods themselves. (ex.- Diomedes attacks Aphrodite at one point which leads to a humorous exchange in Olympos.) Whenever this happens, it always makes me think of the super stars in the Mario Bros. games. And thus...

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