(urth) Soldier Of The Mist: first reading (mit spoilers)

Son of Witz sonofwitz at butcherbaker.org
Tue Jan 26 14:35:23 PST 2010

>> Why Latro is so favored by the gods is not clear to me, nor is why he
>> can
>>touch the Gods and make them visible to others.  (I'm certainly not well
>>versed in Greek Myth, so these are my best guesses)
> Well, he’s not merely *favored* by the Gods. He’s cursed by Demeter
> because his part of the Persian army desecrated the grove near her
> Temple. This IIRC was listed as a reason for the Persian’s defeat,
> particularly by the Spartan 300 (where Latro was wounded).

I vaguely remember something about a desecrated grove. Do you remember
what scene or chapter that was.
thanks. ~witz

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