Smiling in the dark, a man sat in the black leather seat. He put down the phone onto the oak desk. He opened his laptop and a steady light bathed his face and cast a hardly visible shadow on the wall. Opening the email, he downloaded the attachment and started the video. "Hello, um my... Continue Reading →


Icsoi and the Deer

Icsoi pulled herself up the cliff, clambering up the rough rock side. Throwing herself over the top of the cliff, she rolled onto the soft grass. She waited there for a few minutes. Icsoi stared at the sun, full in the middle of the sky. She pushed herself up onto her knees and up from... Continue Reading →

Roman Underworld

The first part of the underworld was for the monsters when they died as well as those who caused grief, wars and discord. These monsters included Gorgons, harpies and many others. AENEID BOOK 6, TRANSLATED BY H. R. FAIRCLOUGH “Just before the entrance, even within the very jaws of Hell, Grief and avenging Cares have... Continue Reading →

Roman Underworld

The Power Structure of the Underworld Pluto and Proserpina The three judges: Minos, Rhadamanthys and Aeacus/Aiakos Eumenides/ Furies and Two guides/ferrymen: Charon and Mercury  Cerberus, Mors and Somnus Pluto and Proserpina Pluto was the god of the underworld. He was named this after the Greek “Ploutos”, which means wealth. As silver and gold were mined... Continue Reading →

The world around the Mythology

Roman Construction A culture obsessed with legacy and reputation made buildings that lasted, that stayed. The Romans wanted to be remembered and they are because of what they have left behind. Would we know about Gavius Maximus if not for the fragments of honorary inscriptions near the baths? The site of Ostia Antica is large... Continue Reading →


Icsoi stood at the exit of the alleyway, staring out into the sun. As she sat on the dirty stone floor, Icsoi was careful not to make the brand new shoes in her hand touch the floor. She didn't want to get in trouble for ruining the shoes again. She leant against the wall, opposite... Continue Reading →

The Death Of Baldur

"Mother, Mother! What's wrong? What happened? Why are you crying so much? Mother, Answer me!" Hodr stood on the side, against the cold golden walls. He leant against the wall there, hearing laughter and the sound of the party. Footsteps approached him and he turned the way of the sound. "Hodr, why are you standing... Continue Reading →

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