We are introduced to Daedalus and Icarus. The story takes place on the island of Crete in Ancient Greece. Deadalus and Icarus are trapped on an island.
Deadalus escapes the tower and attempts to sneak on a boat. He gets caught by people who searches boats. Deadalus was watching the birds fly by and had the idea to build bird feathers fused together with wax for him and for his son.
Icarus doesn't listen to his father and flies higher and higher not realizing it'getting hotter.
Since Icarus got higher the wax melted and he hit the water and drowned . Daedalus saw the feathers and picked him up but he was to late.
no my son
Deadalus flew his son to land and buried him. Daedalus flew home and hung up his wing in remorse for his son Icarus.