Oedipus the King

Oedipus the King

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  • Now I wil live since you won't be around to kill me.
  • You won the Kingdom and your mothers hand in marriage.
  • Oedipus the King. In fear of their oracle coming true. King Laius and Queen Jocasta sent their baby to his death with the shepherd. Little did they know the shepherd wasn't going to kill him he just rehomed Oedipus to the queen and queen of Corinth.
  • You killed Laius.
  • Uh, no I didn't.
  • The Shepherd couldn't kill the baby and came across another shepherd that then took the baby to Corinth where he could live out his life. In Corinth Oedipus is adopted by the king and queen adopted him and raised him.
  • Oedipus received an oracle that he would kill his father and marry his mother so he fled Corinth and went to Thebes. On his way to Thebes, he killed 2 of 3 men. Then he solved a riddle from the Sphinx and won the kingdom and the queens hand in marriage.
  • A plague broke out. The people of the kingdom think it's because the killer of the original king lives within Thebes. A bling prophet tells Oedipus that he is the killer and Oedipus doesn't want to believe it.
  • Oedipus found out that as a baby a shepherd was supposed to kill him and didn't, he then talked to the shepherd and Jocasta couldn't take the truth and flee to her room.
  • Oedipus Found Jocasta dead in their room and then stabbed his eyes out claiming it would be better if he were blind. Oedipus then asks to be taken back to the mountains to die alone.
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