We must take him to the Shepard he will know what to do about this prophecy.
Here he is now take him and do as we say.
*they tell the Shepard about the prophecy*
Im not killing a baby.
So Queen Jocasta and King Laius handed over Oedipus to the Shepard. The Shepard then gave him to KIng Polybus and Queen Merope. They took him in and took care of him. A few years later a drunk man approaches him and tells him the truth. Oedipus then made his way back to his home town. On th way he ends up killing his biological father over a argument.