there was a king and queen the wanted to know the future. so they went to an orical.
The orical said that their son Oedipus will grow up the kill his father and marry his mother. so they send him with a servant to be killed, but the servant takes pitty on him and gives oedipus to a couple that live on a farm.
Oedipus grows up on this farm and goes to the orical to seek his fate. he is told that he will kill his father and marry his mother.