t h e  g r a e a e  were three ancient sea-daimones who personified the white foam of the sea. they were the daughters of the sea-deities phorcys and ceto and sisters to the gorgons. the graeae took the form of old grey-haired women; though at times, poets euphemistically described them as “beautiful.” their age was so great that a human childhood for them was hardly conceivable. they shared one eye and one tooth, which they took turns using.

t h e g r a e a e were three ancient sea-daimones who personified the white foam of the sea. they were the daughters of the sea-deities phorcys and ceto and sisters to the gorgons. the graeae took the form of old grey-haired women; though at times, poets euphemistically described them as “beautiful.” their age was so great that a human childhood for them was hardly conceivable. they shared one eye and one tooth, which they took turns using.

Graeae

Graeae

The Graeae - They lived near the entrance to the Underworld and wer the guardians of the Gorgons. Their names were:   Deino or Dread...The Terrible.  She was the dreadful anticipation of horror.    Enyo or Horror...The Warlike.  She was always clothed in yellow. She was also known as 'the waster of cities'.   Pemphredo or Alarm...The Wasp. She was always beautiful attired.

The Graeae - They lived near the entrance to the Underworld and wer the guardians of the Gorgons. Their names were: Deino or Dread...The Terrible. She was the dreadful anticipation of horror. Enyo or Horror...The Warlike. She was always clothed in yellow. She was also known as 'the waster of cities'. Pemphredo or Alarm...The Wasp. She was always beautiful attired.

NPC:  Fading - a Stalker. Enkidu's "mentor".  He has been a scout for the Lodge for years, but he doesn't speak nor has he really shown Enkidu the ropes.  He just let Enkidu move in to the cabin that he kept at the edge of the clearing a few years ago.  Nowadays, Enkidu makes sure he has a fire going and food available for Fading when he returns.  It's occurred to Enkidu recently that maybe 'Fading' is not so much the scout's name as a description.

NPC: Fading - a Stalker. Enkidu's "mentor". He has been a scout for the Lodge for years, but he doesn't speak nor has he really shown Enkidu the ropes. He just let Enkidu move in to the cabin that he kept at the edge of the clearing a few years ago. Nowadays, Enkidu makes sure he has a fire going and food available for Fading when he returns. It's occurred to Enkidu recently that maybe 'Fading' is not so much the scout's name as a description.

Phorcys- Greek myth: a primordial sea-god, son of Pontus and Gaia. he was depicted as a fish-tailed merman with crab-claw fore-legs and red-spiked skin. his wife was Keto with which he fathered the gorgons, the Graeae, Ladon, and Echidna.

Phorcys- Greek myth: a primordial sea-god, son of Pontus and Gaia. he was depicted as a fish-tailed merman with crab-claw fore-legs and red-spiked skin. his wife was Keto with which he fathered the gorgons, the Graeae, Ladon, and Echidna.

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