1.The kind and queen gave birth to Oedipus and was told that the boy will murder you and marry his mother!
2.The king and queen got scared and could not accept that fate so they send a poor man out with gold and the baby.They told the man to go out and kill it!
3.The poor man did not have it in him to kill the many and since he already had the payment he didn't; instead, he gave it to his childless friend's who took the baby as their own and named him Oedipus
4.Oedipus heard that he was not their kid so he ran away in horror, while he was out a man nearly ran him off the road so he faught him and killed the man!Then he met a sphinx and told him a riddle that no one had ever answered correctly and walked away from it but yet he did.
5.Oedipus was welcomed back into the kingdom because the recent kind has just died and he was given the spouse of the king 'his mom' and they had a total of 5 kids.Everyone wanted to find out who killed the previous king so when Oedipus looked into it he found out he did and he was the son!
6.As a result, Oedipus gouged out his eyes and lived as a beggar because he was banished from the kingdom he later on died.The mom killed herself and at the end of all this, a plague struck.
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