By Alan Dean Foster
PLAYTHING OF THE GODS
He used to be Perseus, son of Zeus and Danae, born in shame, exiled to perish at sea, fated to outlive at heavenly caprice -- till he met his love, defied the Gods and dared to struggle them or die.
She was once Andromeda, enslaved via her personal good looks which beggared the heavens and taken a curse upon her urban, her domestic, her heart....until Perseus accredited the Devil's personal problem, responded the lethal riddle and rode forth on his winged horse Pegasus to assert his love and to stand the final of the Titans, armed simply with a bloody hand, a witche's curse, and a severed head...
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Its inhabitant'i could have revered gods with West Semitic names. Yet a location in Syria also deserves serious consideration, in view of the fact that Sepharvaim is mentioned after Hamath and Arpad in both 2 Kgs 18:34 and 19: 13 (DAY 1989:46). Since P. I). many scholars have accepted Adadmelech as a form of Hadad-melcch, -+'Hadad is king'. encouraged by the reading of Adad-milki in cuneiform sources (so J. A. MONTGOMERY & H. S. GEHMAN. Killgs [Edinburgh 1951] 476; DRIVER 1958; M. COGAN & H. tOR, /I Kings [New York 1988] 212).