The Judgment of Paris
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It was the night of King Pelias and Thetis's wedding. All was well, festivities were merry.
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However, not everyone was pleased. Eris, the goddess of strife and discord, was angry because she had not been invited to the wedding. She decided to go anyway.
"Tonight is not the time to decide who gets the apple. We are here to celebrate a wedding. Let us get on with the feast!"
Eris decided to go anyway. When Eris arrived, everything stopped. She held a golden apple in her hand and then proceeded to laugh and throw the apple to the ground.
"Paris, the true son of King Priam of Troy, will be the fair judge. It will be to him to decide who gets the golden apple!"
3 goddesses named Athena, Aphrodite, Hera showed up. King Pelias briskly walked over to examine the apple. King Pelias turned over the apple and it said "To the Fairest".
Everyone started to talk about who would get the apple. Suddenly, among all of the chatting, Zeus, king of the gods, broke through the crowd.
The 3 goddesses began to bicker and argue about who was the fairest and who should get the apple. Finally, Zeus couldn't take it any longer. To be continued...
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