MISC: GODLING # 65 Hugs and Thugs by J. Vandersteen

Scott Eiler seiler at eilertech.com
Mon Aug 17 13:34:57 PDT 2020

On 2020-08-17 05:03, Jochem Vandersteen wrote:

> Hephaestus tells Aphrodite, "Wow! Ares must like his style. He's
> gotten even more violent than he used to be as Godling."
> "He's just terrible," Aphrodite says. "I thought we wanted a hero
> representing us, not a thug."
> "I don't know, love... I guess Godling was just a little bit
> too...whitebread to popularize us again. Guy like Thespian fits the
> sign of our times, you know. Brutal hero for brutal times."
> "I will always refuse to believe that," Aphrodite says.

I admire how the gods are keeping track of their favorite mortals. 
(Even when they sleep in their underwear.  I wouldn't have suspected 
that of those two.)  But Thespian as a hero seems so very 1990s.

-- (signed) Scott Eiler  8{D> ------ http://www.eilertech.com/ -------

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