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Perseus: King Acrisius
Updated: 10/21/2019
Perseus: King Acrisius
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  • King Acrisius hears about the prophecy
  • I will not allow the prophesy to have my daughter to have a son to overthrow me
  • King Acrisius locks his daughter away
  • Zeus finds Danae
  • King Acrisius heard about a prophecy from the oracle that said that his daughter Danae would have a son that would kill him and he did not want that.
  • The king goes to make sure
  • what is going on what was that mysterious light?
  • He locked his daughter in a tower with no doors or windows except one slit of light that she would not be able to climb out of he locked her away so that she can’t have a son.
  • Danae has a baby and the king is panicked
  • How did this baby get here!!
  • Then Danae saw a bright beam of light coming through her little window then it turned into man like figure coming into the tower
  • King Acrisius sends his daughter away
  • King Acrisius runs immediately runs to see what was happening, as the light slowly died down and he hears the cries of a baby.
  • He then comes to comes to find his daughter Danae holding a baby he is furious and confused and figures that she is protected by the gods and that they are the ones that gave her the baby.
  • To test this theory, he sends Danae away to sea without any ores, food, or water with hopes that they would die of starvation or drown, thinking that this would solve the problem and change the prophecy
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