Olympian

Truth and Taser Guns

It’s no thunderbolt, but it does deliver a satisfyingly shocking mortal takedown. It’s like smiting, but without the scorched earth and instant oblivion. It’s more like “smite lite.” […]

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Olympian

The Panathenaia, Part II

Instantly, the cramped automotive walls with their neon piping slid away and Ares, Nike and I found ourselves nestled within the solid silver confines of Selene’s moon chariot. […]

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The Panathenaia, Part I

“Me?” Zeus didn’t like accusations. The sky darkened. Thunder rolled. For a moment, I thought he’d rain out my field day. But I did not give him the pleasure of a reaction. I stood my ground and stared at him as lightning shook the air around us. […]

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Moving Day

The facade looked just like my Parthenon. I could almost feel the breeze in my hair. Beyond the walls, terraced hills danced with my beloved olive trees. My eyes filled with tears. I had forgotten what it was like to be home. […]

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The Awakening

I know you probably think it odd that a god or goddess should find anything of interest to learn from you mortals. But I’ve found that wisdom can come from anywhere. […]

Goddess

She Sheds and Sex Strikes

It was entertaining, but all the battles were sloppy. “These commanders must draw inspiration from Ares,” I chuckled. “You know nothing about military strategy, Jon Snow!” […]

Goddess

Concrete

Stone cold. That’s how you have to be in my business. It isn’t easy to break it to your new hire that the world isn’t really ripe for the picking, but I take the whole ‘rip off the bandaid’ approach. Quick and painful, but that’s just how the world is. That is how it has always treated me. […]

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Mother’s Day Sucks

Being a Mall Cop is incredibly satisfying. In my first week’s work, I’ve: Rescued women from being assaulted in the parking lot (3) Helped a mother who’d locked her baby and keys in the car […]