Theseus and the Minotaur An Ancient Greek Myth Storyboard by: Sophie Scollick
Attack the king of Athens now!
A Greek Mythology story taken place long ago...
Take this string, to help guide you back to the gate, and the sword, well you probably know.
Once upon a time, long ago on an island called Crete King Minos had everything he wanted, and now and then he would send his navy to the tiny village of Athens, aways across the sea.
The King of Athens did not know what to do, and he needed time to build an army, so he agreed that if he couldn't attack for 9 years then he would give 7 boys and 7 girls to be eaten by the monster that Minos owned. King Minos took the deal.
King Minos kept his word and for 9 years he did not attack, but once that was over,the king of Athens chose 7 girls and 6 boys, but still needed one more, so his son volunteered as the 7th. But then after, his father agreed. The king of Athens sent his children to the kingdom of king Minos. That night, a letter sipped under the door from the princess, telling him to come outside, so she could help him face the Minotaur. He promised that once he defeated it he will bring the princess to an island were she can be looked upon her beauty.
Theseus took the string and yarn to help fight the Minotaur, and helped the children and him escape. He defeated the Minotaur and took the princess to an island.
While the princess was sleeping people admired her beauty and Theseus escaped and went back home with the children, after all a promise is a promise.
The overall lesson is to always keep a promise, and good things will happen if you do, like saving 14 kids from a ugly beast.