Phaethon

by illimitableoceanofinexplicability

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But the all-powerful father of the gods climbs to the highest summit of heaven, from where he spreads his clouds over the wide earth, from where he moves the thunder and hurls his quivering lightning bolts, calling on the gods, especially on him who had handed over the sun tricycle, to witness that, unless he himself helps, the whole world will be overtaken by a ruinous fate.He thundered, and balancing a lightning bolt in his right hand threw it from eye-level at the tricycle rider, removing him, at the same moment, from the tricycle and from life, extinguishing fire with fierce fire. Thrown into confusion, lurching in different directions, wrenching the headset from the fork and throwing off the broken stem. Here the handlebars lie, there the axle torn from the pole, there the spokes of shattered wheels, and the fragments of the wrecked tricycle are flung far and wide.

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HERE PHAETHON LIES WHO THE SUN’S JOURNEY MADE
DARED ALL THOUGH HE BY WEAKNESS WAS BETRAYED

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I have “borrowed” the above words (other than a few minor changes) from Ovid’s ‘The Metasmorphoses’

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