Poseidon and Minos
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Amphitrite, queen of the seas, narrates the story of Theseus and the Minotaur.
This is the first part of the second chapter in Theseus: Poseidon and Minos.
Minos - king of Crete
Cretan Bull - fire-breathing, white creature formed from the sea foam by Poseidon
Poseidon - king of the seas; Minos' uncle
Amphitrite - queen of the seas; narrator of our story
But how this beast came to be is another tale, a tale that's revelant to Theseus'.
Our tale begins with Minos, king of Crete and son of the mighty Zeus.
His people hated him and prefer his late stepfather, whom he succeded, to rule them.
Minos prayed to Crete's patron deity, Poseidon, for a chance to show his worth to his people.
Poseidon created a fire-breathing bull from the sea foam and sent it to Crete.
The beauteous creature was so wise and magnificent, that he presented himself in front of King Minos.
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