Medusa, the misunderstood monster.

In one of the future books of the UnHoly Pursuit Medusa is mentioned. But not according to the legend. I looks at a legend to see if make sense before embarking on the task of  writing about it.

The story of Medusa makes no sense at all. Poseidon raped the beautiful priestess in one of Athena’s temples, the goddess was so pissed off that Medusa had somehow not managed to fend off the advances of the god of the sea she turned her into a monster with snakes for hair, and then she later helped Perseus kill Medusa.

Maybe I only needed to look at mythology for the answers to the Hypothetical Question post.

How on earth were a mere mortal supposed to fend off a god if they were as powerful as mythology say. I saw it as an ancient case of blaming the victim rather than confronting the offender. I guess this would have resulted into a fight between Zeus and Poseidon had Athena confronted him. Poseidon was a first tier god and Athena wasn’t. But still it created a formation of blaming the victim for what happened to them. So I wrote it differently.  

Aren’t you glad mythology isn’t true? Imagine some jerk god being able to turn you into a monster all because he or she felt like it. Now, what happened as to why the legend or sorry was created? I don’t know but it was created to explain something which occurred. All mythology is.

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About unholypursuit

A. White, a former librarian who is also long time member of Romantic Time and Publisher's Weekly. A. White has been writing for over fifteen years. She took classes in creative writing in college, specializing in ancient myths and legends. and at a local community center while living in Chicago. In college she won the national contest to verbally list every country in the world, it's capital and ingenious language. Her works are mainly horror, fantasy, extreme, and sci-fi as well as, as some may says, "the truly strange predicament and puzzling." Books that I've written are "Clash with the Immortals, and eleven others which are part of the "Unholy Pursuit saga,". She has been working on the Chronicles since 2007. She wished to complete them all before introducing them to public so the readers wouldn't have to for the continuation to be written. The ideas of the book come from classic literature such as whose work greatly influence the world world such as Homer, Sophocles, Herodotus, Euripides, Socrates, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Plato, Aristotle and many more. The "Book of Enoch" influenced the usage of Azazael as a main character and love interest. I created the primary main character from the Chronicle of Saints. I wanted to show them as real flesh and blood with thoughts, desires and yearning as any human. Not as they are so often depicted. So I created one of my own to show her as a real human that everyone can relate to.
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