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The Game Setting & Symbolism

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MYTHOSPHERE

The mythosphere is a magical realm made up of strands that are created from myths, fables, legends, and stories. Anything is possible in the mythosphere is you travel along the correct strand. The mythosphere can also be very dangerous. The game that the children play to enter this magical realm is never played at night.

STARS / CONSTELLATIONS / PLANETS

This novella is filled with references to stars, constellations, planets and astronomical bodies. Orion, the Seven Sisters, Jupiter, comets and the constellations representing the signs of the zodiac all play major roles in the story.

GENERATIONS

There are at least three generations of gods and demigods within the story. Grandfather, grandmother, and Uncle Jolyon belong to one, the aunts belong to the next and the cosuins and Hayley belong to the last.

GREEK MYTHOLOGY

This novella is mired in veiled references to Greek mythology. The characters are gods or...

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