Perseus prepared to meet the Gorgons by putting on all his new equipment. Hermes guides Perseus to the island of the Gorgons and they see all the animals and men turned to stone.This fills Perseus with fear.
The Road Back
Perseus approaches the three Gorgons sleeping and can not decide which one is Medusa. Athena again comes down and helps Perseus decide. Then, Perseus chops off Medusa's head and has a clear get away.
Perseus has finally killed Medusa and has her head. Not only did he survive but he has discovered a whole new bravery inside himself. With Medusa's head he has also saved his mother from marrying Polydectes.
Return with Elixir
After receiving Medusa's head Perseus heads back to his home island.Both Hermes and Athena have left him since his task is done. Once he gets back to the island Perseus will give the head to Polydectes.
On the way home Perseus sees a dreadful sea monster. This sea monster was about to eat Andromeda, a beautiful young lady. Once Perseus saved Andromeda from the sea monster she agreed to become his wife.
When Perseus returned home with Medusa's head, he presented it to King Polydectes. Polydectes was infuriated that Perseus had not died on the journey and accused Perseus of lying. Perseus showed Polydectes the head but that made Polydectes turn to stone.