Origins of The Petros Chronicles - Part V

Origins of The Petros Chronicles - Part V

Today I’m going to share yet another mythological figure who plays an important role in The Petros Chronicles. In fact, today’s featured character is the “guard dog,” (guard beast is more like it!) of the Underworld’s palace.

Origins of The Petros Chronicles - Apollo

Origins of The Petros Chronicles - Apollo

Welcome back, myth lovers! Today I’m going to share yet another mythological figure who plays an important role in The Petros Chronicles. In fact, today’s featured character is the arch-villain of the series.

Origins of The Petros Chronicles - Hermes

Origins of The Petros Chronicles - Hermes

Hermes would fit right in with modern Marvel and DC comic book characters. Not only is he charmingly devilish like Iron Man, clever like the Joker, able to soar like Superman and fly between realms like Thor, he wears a cap which grants him invisibility, and a golden staff which, in my series, is capable of just about anything, such as conjuring strong illusions, turning water to glass, and reeling the moon in like a fish.

The Vale of Mourning

The Vale of Mourning

In this second installment of my Origins of Petros series, I’m going to introduce you to one of the first mythological settings in Age of the Ashers, the one in which we meet our reluctant villain, Orpheus.

Origins of Petros

Origins of Petros

Orpheus’ love story is regarded as one of the most tragic of all time. His beloved Eurydice was killed by a viper bite just after their wedding. Overcome with grief, the poet roamed the world, playing mournful, heartrending songs on his lyre. The ballads were so moving, so grippingly poignant, that even the gods of Olympus took notice.