I have no motive to be king since I enjoy all the pleasures of being royalty without having to shoulder any of the burdens.
You must plot against to me! Creon
You should show restraint toward Creon, to not be rash in your decision making.
Laius and I had a messenger leave the baby with bound ankles in the wilderness to die. we hoped that by doing this they could keep the prophecy from coming true. Laius was killed at a crossroads, shortly before you was made king.
I need to interview the sole witness to Laius’s murder.
Let's drink some wines for free
I am not the son of Polybus, the king of Corinth. I am fated to wed his mother and murder his father, so I left them.
crashes down the abyss—sheer doom". They continue, saying that all Men (and women) must have reverence for the gods, and say they will drink faith in the gods if the Olympians fail to carry out the prophecies against men who defy them.