18 January, 2015
MYTHS OF HELICON MOUNTAIN, SEARCH FOR PEGASUS: THE RED SCRIBE'S DISCLAIMER
Thessaly and Ephyria precede in antiquity,” the red scribe writes. “They were the first of the great nations to
rise in the Macedonia after Deucalion’s Flood.” Midland
Educated by Priests and aware of his mother’s cruel death at the order of old King Antiphates, he considers the politics behind these myths. He adjusts his chair and shakes his head. Truth and facts are of no concern to him; he’s there to do the bidding of the queen, not to question. Every child in the Three Island Nation of Ortygia knows the story of Diomedes’s search for Pegasus and believes that it’s true.
“I record this as I find it written,” he writes in a footnote disclaimer, “and I place my future in the hands of my most gracious Queen.”