Persephone was reading in the park garden. Minding her own business when. . . . . . .
Want a Pomegranate?
The god of the underworld Hades arrived through a crack in the earth. He captured her and took her to the underworld.
She did not want to stay in the underworld with Hades.
So he tempted her with a pomegranate and she took it she didn't know that with each seed in the pomegranate that she ate she had to spend a month in the underworld with Hades.
Now she had to spend 6 months of every year in the underworld.
While she was gone every year for those 6 months everything withered and died and her mother grieved. But when she returned life flourished an spring began again. but she would always be stuck in the underworld as Hades wife.