HCC: HCC #23 - Mythrepresentation

Phantasm phantom_belcher at yahoo.com
Tue Sep 6 07:38:02 PDT 2011

On Sep 3, 1:05 am, dvan... at eyrie.org (Dave Van Domelen) wrote:
>      Tonight I was reminded that Clash of the Titans essentially took the
> epilogue of Perseus's story and turned it around to drive the entire story
> (in the original myth, saving Andromeda is pretty much something Perseus does
> on his way back from the real story, with the entire Cetus/Kraken thing being
> totally unmentioned until after the Medusa is dead).
>      For High Concept Challenge #23, take some classical myth, find a minor
> element of it, and use that as the core of a story.  It need not be Greek
> myth, but it should be ancient and the main story reasonably well-known even
> if the element you use isn't well-known.

*cackles insanely*
Suddenly I'm reminded of the classic 'cross-dressing Thor' incident,
when he has to impersonate Freyja to get Mjolner back....

Okay, which mythology do I want to shamelessly crib from: Greek,
Norse, or Mesoamerican?

>      Dave Van Domelen, careful, Icarus....

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