King Minos of Crete was a powerful man, who had built a palace with a maze which contained Minotaur. KIng Aeneas and his son Theseus.
The Minotaur liked the flesh of the humans. Each year King Aeneas had to send seven young men and women for the creature to have food.
Theseus thought is was time to end it so he decided to go as one of them.He challenged King Minos that he would go first and defeat the Minotaur.Ariadne fell in love with him so she helped him out and threw him a ball of string to find his way out again.
Theseus found a strength in him that he never knew he had.With the strength he had the Minotaur fell to the floor. He knew that after a long battle he had finally defeated the creature.
After, he found his way out he found that Ariadne was waiting for him.She believed it was good if they would get married.Theseus didn't like the sound of it so he abandoned her and forgot to change the sails because he was in a rush to get out as soon as possible.
His father was waiting when he saw the ship with black sails and thought his son had failed and had died.He decided to kill himself by sacrificing his life.So, he fell off a cliff into the sea that was named after him.