By Amalia Carosella
Princess Ariadne of Crete has lengthy recognized what she needs to do. Her father, King Minos, insults the gods at each flip, and her brother, the Minotaur, lives a tormented existence as his executioner contained in the labyrinth. Even understanding how her brother suffers, she can't carry herself to defy the king--to kill her beastly brother by way of her personal hand, as he has begged her to do, time and time again.
But whilst the Athenian tributes arrive, Prince Theseus between them, she realizes the gods have grown impatient. If she doesn't payment Minos, all of Crete will fall. Ariadne can purely pray that with assistance from Theseus, son of Poseidon, she will have the ability to avoid wasting them all.
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Ariadne and the Beast: A Short Story by Amalia Carosella