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|Please consider this for the HSP, Jilly. *XXL SP*|
|Posted By: UrsusArctos <email@example.com>||Date: 4/30/05 7:21 a.m.|
In Response To: Re: A sword drenched in Master Chief's blood... (Pizack)
: "I am a monument to all your sins..." -Gravemind
Oh, man! I'd forgotten that entirely! Thanks for reminding me. And by the way, look at this. It comes from pantheon.org.
"While Hades is the main realm of the dead in Greek mythology, Tartarus also contains a number of characters. In early stories, it is primarily the prison for defeated gods; the Titans were condemned to Tartarus after losing their battle against the Olympian gods, and the hecatoncheires stood over them as guards at the bronze gates. When Zeus overcomes the monster Typhus, born from Tartarus and Gaia, he hurls it too into the same abyss."
This implies a connection between Tartarus and Earth, and the last sentence is a whopper. In case you're wondering who Typhus is-
"The inveterate enemy of the Olympian gods is described as a vast grisly monster with a hundred heads and a hundred serpents issuing from his thighs, who was conquered and cast into Tartarus by Zeus. or confined beneath Mount Etna (Pindar, Pythian Ode 1.19 - 20; Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound 370) where "his bed scratches and goads the whole length of his back stretched out against it," or in other volcanic regions, where he is the cause of eruptions."
All right, you have to stretch it a bit, but it does fit Gravemind, right? He is confined under the library, in the deepest part of the ring. (And tartarus was so deep that it took nine days for an anvil falling from earth to reach the place, so it fits)
And for Zeus-he is associated with the thunderbolt, which in Norse, is the Mjolnir, master chief's armor. MC gets rid of gravemind with something really powerful.
And here from HSP-
"6. These have power to shut heaven,
Earth is badly beat up. Cliche.
"7. And when they shall have finished
Beast from the bottom of the library=gravemind! The positioning of this verse implies an encounter between the two, as HSP says.
"8. And their dead bodies shall lie in
Egypt? Cairo station, anyone? Well, something happens there anyway.
"9. And they of the people and
10. And they that dwell upon the
An end to this madness. Phew!
|A sword drenched in Master Chief's blood...||UrsusArctos||4/30/05 2:23 a.m.|
|Dang! I could've done better... *NM*||UrsusArctos||4/30/05 2:32 a.m.|
|Re: A sword drenched in Master Chief's blood...||Pizack||4/30/05 5:28 a.m.|
|Please consider this for the HSP, Jilly. *XXL SP*||UrsusArctos||4/30/05 7:21 a.m.|
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