Daedalus used the idea Icarus came up with and built them both a pair of mechanical wings to fly away with. Daedalus and Icarus had to keep this plan a secret because if King Minos found out, they would both be killed. Daedalus knew the danger of this plan, but he was determined to get him and his son out.
The Road Back
Daedalus worked furiously day in and day out and eventually finished creating two pairs of mechanical wings for him and Icarus to escape with. The biggest challenge was to escape the Labyrinth without getting caught by King Minos or any of the guards.
Daedalus and Icarus both escaped the Labyrinth without getting caught and flew far away from Crete and King Minos. They were finally free.
Restoring the World
While flying away from Crete, Daedalus realized he was tired and closed his eyes. When he did this, Icarus decided to fly up to the sun to get a closer look at it. Daedalus told Icarus not to fly too close to the sun because the wax holding the wings could melt , but Icarus still flew up to the sun. The wax on Icarus' wings melted, his wings fell off, and he fell into the sea and died.
Daedalus lost his son while they were flying away from Crete, which he must've had many regrets about. His life will never be the same without his son in it.
Daedalus learned that it is important to stay focused in life because your life can change in an instant. Thanks to his son, Daedalus also found his self-confidence and realized he could build anything he wanted if he put his mind to it.