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The Creation Of Rain

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Aphrodite was one of the most admired goddess by the mortals. She was the Goddess of Love. The mortals prayed to her when they were lonely and needed comfort. Usually Aphrodite helped them out which is why they liked her so much. Then one day Aphrodite felt lonely herself; she was tired of helping out everyone else with their love life when she herself was so lonely. From then on she decided that she would not help anyone else with their love lives until she herself was happy with someone.

For months from then on she wandered the Earth in disguise as a beautiful damsel. But she was still unhappy and one day she sat down on a boulder and started crying to herself. Then out of nowhere a man yelled out, “Get out of the way, it’s going to hit you.” Aphrodite looked up and saw the most handsome mortal she had ever seen. He was fit and tall and he had golden curls like the gods. She was so distracted by his looks that she did not see the cart that was coming towards her. At the last moment the man leapt forward and tackled her onto the ground and the cart crashed into the boulder on which Aphrodite was sitting on a moment earlier.

“Thank you, you saved my life,” she said to the man. “It was nothing; I would do it any day.” He replied. She then found out that his name was Adonis. Eventually they fell in love and wanted to get married. But Aphrodite had doubts about marrying Adonis. She knew that marrying a mortal was looked down upon.

Meanwhile, on Mount Olympus, the gods were frantic. Everyone searched for Aphrodite. The mortals were losing faith in love and their prayers weren’t being answered. Zeus was outraged that Aphrodite left mount Olympus in order to pursuit her own happiness. He could not believe that Aphrodite, the goddess who so many people relied upon, would abandon them for her own selfish needs. “I will punish her severely if she does not return to Mount Olympus and fulfill people’s prayers and dreams.” He then sent his messenger Hermes to find Aphrodite at once. “Tell her that I want to talk to her and that she must get back to her duties at once or else I will punish her.”

After searching endlessly throughout Greece, Hermes could not find her. He...

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Uploaded by:   unknownscreenname

Date:   07/18/2006

Category:   Creative Writing

Length:   3 pages (712 words)

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