The great Greek hero Hercules must finish 12 Labors, nearly impossible tasks. He has already finished the first 11, and defeated some of the strongest monsters known to man. Now, he has one more task to complete...
New Words: impossible, task
Hercules went to his cousin, King Eurystheus, for his final labor.
Your final labor -- uhh, go bring me... Cerberus! Guard dog of the Underworld! Good luck, go away.
New Words: ventured
And so, our brave hero ventured to the Underworld...
Hercules asked Hades, the god of the Underworld, if he could have Cerberus.
You may take Cerberus... but you must not use any weapon.
Hercules wrestled Cerberus, and the world's strongest man soon beat the vicious dog. New Words: vicious
After Hercules brought Cerberus back to Earth, the gods of Mount Olympus decided Hercules had struggled long enough. They invited him to live with them as an immortal.