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This was my submission to Golden Cobra 2019. The characters are volunteers for a project which supposedly allows them to act as mediums for the spirits of women of ancient Greek myth.... or perhaps they're simply tapping into the collective unconscious.... or just imagining things?

I've always been annoyed at how modern Western recounting of Greek myth have attempted to soften and euphemize their descriptions - Zeus 'appearing to' various women, for example - and don't critically engage with Hera's venting of her anger on women who, it often appears, are his victims. How would those ancient women have seen their situation, and how would that clash with our modern expectations?

Lastly, what is possibly the final (if NSFW) word on the subject:

https://www.oglaf.com/danae/

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