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A blur raced towards me, I was released.

The sound of blade slicing through flesh rebounded and

in a heartbeat, I leap

from Zeus' forehead

in full armour, fierce but preserved.

I was free of this encasement

metal armour glistening in the sunlight

immortal I am

and undefeatable I will be.  

Athena


By Nikki

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