Orpheus and Eurydice

Orpheus and Eurydice

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  • Orpheus went outside the chapel to find his wife and she was nowhere to be seen. He called "Where are you my love?" many times but got no response.
  • Where are you my love?
  • Orpheus saw something white in the river and he went to investigate, little did he know that it would be his wife's dress. He looked down seeing that a snake had bitten and killed her.
  • What have you done you cursed snake?
  • After finding his deceased wife he carried her back to the wedding not knowing what else to do. Everyone else as shocked as he was.
  • Orpheus travels down to the underworld to get Eurydice back but he is confronted by the infamous beast Cerberus.
  • I've come to retrieve my love Eurydice!
  • After passing Cerberus, Orpheus is shocked to see that his lovely wife is with the god of the underworld Hades, livid Orpheus confronts him.
  • I love you
  • My love you can't stay here, it would be torture for a young soul. You must go with your husband and live a long and happy life
  • Even though they are in love Hades realizes that he can't keep Eurydice in the underworld forever when she is so young. So he strikes ups deal with Orpheus to let her go.
  • But Hades...
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