Hera asks, “Why does a mortal like Minyas need a Treasury? A Human is but a flyspeck to us. They live for a brief season and then are naught but a pile of dust upon this planet.”
Athena replies, “You take what’s given to you for granted, Hera. Who brings you food and does your bidding? Until our Taurian leaders find us and send ships to rescue us, we prevail in
Hera can not imagine herself as dust. Nor can she imagine her Humans turning against her. She’d strike them dead if they tried and good riddance! She and Zeus ruled Kabera through fear, depending upon the unsettled minds of their Humans there, and that’s how she rules now on
Athena’s words of warning fall upon deaf ears.