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ARTEMIS (/ˈɑrtɨmɨs/; Ancient Greek: Ἄρτεμις) Daughter of Zeus and Leto and twin sister to Apollo. Artemis is the Goddess of the hunt, as well as the moon (opposite her brother who is the sun), wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, and virginity. She is well known to have been the protector of young girls, every year inviting some of them to join her hunt. There are even legends that she turned the young boys who wished to join her hunt into girls so they may run with her. The deer and the Cyprus are sacred to her.
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PERSEPHONE (/pərˈsɛfəniː/, per-seh-fə-nee; Greek: Περσεφόνη) Queen of the Underworld and daughter of Zeus and Demeter, Goddess of the harvest. Persephone was abducted by Hades so he might take her as his wife. From the cries of the starving people, Zeus forced Hades to release her, but before she left Hades fed her pomegranate seeds. Because Persephone had tasted food from the Underworld she had to return there for a third each year (the winter months). Persephone is also known as the Dread Queen of the Underworld, carrying out the curses of men unto the souls of the dead.
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HERA (/ˈhɛrə/, Greek Ἥρα, Hēra, equivalently Ἥρη, Hērē) Queen of the Heavens and Goddess of women, marriage, and birth. Hera was Zeus’s wife as well as one of his three sisters. Daughter of Titans Rhea and Cronus. Hera had a hateful and vengeful nature about her, primarily towards Zeus’s lovers and other offspring, as well as mortals who crossed her. Paris (also known as Alexandro, son of Troy) greatly offended her by proclaiming Aphrodite to be the most beautiful Goddess.
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HERMES (/ˈhɜrmiːz/; Greek : Ἑρμῆς) Daughter of Zeus and the Pleiade Maia (Pleiades are often considered Nymphs, the seven daughters of the Titan Atlas and and the sea-nymph Pleione. Companions of Artemis) Hermes, Messenger of the Gods is arguably, one of—if not the—most important Gods. As a messenger, he had the privilege to move between worlds. From Olympus to the Mortal world to the Underworld to Tartarus, acting as the intercessor between Mortals and the divine. Hermes also is the conductor of souls into the afterlife. He is most often depicted with his winged sandals and his caduceus (two snakes wrapped around a winged staff).
Because I’m selfish. I’m a coward. I’m the kind of girl who, when she might actually be of use, would run to stay alive and leave those who couldn’t follow to suffer and die.
District 12 only has three existing victors to choose from. Two male. One female…
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ATHENA (Ἀθήνη, Athēnē; Doric: Ἀθάνα, Athānā) Most well known as the Patron Goddess of Athens. She is the daughter of Zeus and the Titan Metis, and the Goddess of wisdom and battle strategy. As well as courage, inspiration, civilization, law and justice, just warfare (unlike Hades), mathematics, strength, and skill. She is a companion of heroes and a Goddess of heroic endeavors. Owls, being known as a symbol of intelligence, are sacred to her along with the Olive tree.