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Key: The essential Olympians ' names are given in bold font . Key: The names marked in green are that of the 12 original Titans . Notes ^ a b Conflicting origins. Eros is usually mentioned as the son of Aphrodite and Ares, but Hesiod's Theogony places him as one of the primordial beings, born from the Void (Chaos). ^ a b There are two major conflicting stories for Aphrodite's origins: Hesiod ( Theogony ) claims that she was "born" from the foam of the sea after Cronus castrated Uranus, thus making her Uranus' daughter; but Homer ( Iliad , book V) has Aphrodite as daughter of Zeus and Dione. According to Plato ( Symposium 180e), the two were entirely separate entities: Aphrodite Ourania and Aphrodite Pandemos . ^ In the mainstream tradition found in Homer , as supported by Attic vase paintings, Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera.
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You’ve got some basic ideas of what your character is like: gender, age, vocation, manner. As described in Finding and Creating Characters , you’ve given your character a problem, a need. Now you’re ready to flesh the character out. Even though you won’t reveal all this information about your character at first, you need to know enough about the character so his or her actions make sense. Tags, traits, and relationships help you turn a one-dimensional stereotype into a three-dimensional unique character. Tags help readers identify, differentiate, and distinguish between characters.
If you’re a fervent reader and nerd like I am, you’ve probably encountered quite a lot of writing online. However, most of them are either absolute garbage or entirely illegal. It’s hard to find good, legal reads online – unless you know where to look.