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C013P32 – Ate the Sun

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And lo, the snake god said: OMNOMNOMNOM

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… And this revelation made me link Vision with Apophis. This, this is called bad news.

My quick Google search for Apophis yielded a comet…I’m guessing that is not what you meant? I AM INTRIGUED. Tell me more?

check out some Egyptian mythology <3 I honestly thought you were a mytho buff because Kali is also a deity in Hinduism.

Anywho look up Apep instead, Apophis is the Greek version of the name and Apep may lead better results. Super brief description is a snake-demon that is the great enemy of Ra the sun god.

My mytho buffness leans heavily towards Greek and Japanese research. I have but dabbled in Egyptian, mostly regarding Anubis, Osiris, and Isis in the myths surrounding Osiris’ resurrection. About the same level of knowledge for Norse myth. Always happy to learn more though!

Pretty much all mythology is equal parts super cool and kinda messed up, in my experience. 😀 I would love to learn more about Norse and (apparently) there is something of a revival of Norse mythos as a modern practice called Asatru? Who knew?!

So he’s basically the Pale Man. Got it.

Y’all throwing around these references like I am hip enough to get them. I am not. I am not hip at all. I was born ancient. Ancient I remain.

Google search indicated a Pan’s Labyrinth reference, but I never watched said movie so I am in the dark. Illuminate these shadows for these creaky old bones?

Oh my god, stop what you’re doing and watch Pan’s Labyrinth. It is one of the most beautiful films in existence. Also terrifying.

I won’t spoil the Pale Man, but part of his design was based off the painting Saturn Devours His Son, so that should give you an idea of what his deal is/why it reminds me of this.

At the time I did not see it because I’d heard there was sexual violence in it. And that was before I was assaulted. So…I really, really have no desire to have that trauma triggered. Even if it is very pretty.

Not to say that I don’t totally understand, but I’m really racking my brain as to what they were referring to. There’s definitely graphic violence, and not just the fantasy kind, but there’s no specifically sexual violence in it, unless you count an arranged marriage type situation. But the characters in that marriage don’t interact very much. Nevertheless. Upon reviewing that in my head, I had forgotten just how gorram violent it is, so I understand.

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