There was once was a happily married couple Ceyx and Alcyone. Ceyx must leave his wife Alcyone and make a long journey across the sea.
No Ceyx !!!!!! NOOOOOO!!!
That very night a fierce storm broke over the sea. The winds all met in a mad hurricane, and the waves rose up mountain-high. After the sea's treacherous behavior, Ceyx drowns and dies in the rough sea. Meanwhile Alcyone prayed to the gods for him.
Juno, one of the goddesses adored how Alcyone prayed for Ceyx, and decided to send Iris, the God of Sleep, to her house and tell her that Ceyx has passed in her dreams
Archetype: Star-Crossed Lovers
As she gazed far on the water she saw something floating.As it came nearer she realized it was a dead body.She watched it in pity and horror in her heart.It was her husband Ceyx.
As Alycone saw Ceyx floating in the ocean she ran to him and dived in but as soon as her head touched the water she transformed into a bird and so did Alycone. They ended up staying together and flying and most importantly, in love.
They represent Star-crossed lovers because nothing can get between them, and they always fight to be together regardless of the danger.