Persephone was a very beautiful young girl, all the gods loved her. She was the daughter of Demeter and Zeus. Demeter kept all men away from Persephone.
One day, Hades, god of the Underworld went to ask Demeter and Zeus if he could marry their daughter. Hdes was the one who loved Persephone the most out of any man or god.
Demeter refused to let Hades marry her daughter because he was a bad example for her. Hades got very upset and angry about what had happened.
Hades got so mad and said that he had to have Persephone as his wife. When Persephone was playing outside one day Hades pulled her down to the underworld with him.
Zeus already knew that Hades had taken his daughter, he didn't tell Demeter about it. Helios told Demeter about what happened, she got furious. After that she got furious. They went to look for their daughter.
When they went to the underworld Hades tricked Persephone so that she wanted to stay and live with him. Zeus decided that Persephone would live six months with Hades, and six months with Zeus and Demeter.