"Ain't no sunshine when she's gone... Literally. My mom seriously needs to take up a hobby."

Persephone was one of the most beautiful of women. All men wanted her and Hades was no exception. One day, while she was swimming, he abducted and charmed her pants off. But their bliss was short-lived.

Demeter, her mother, refused to let their be any harvest or sunshine while her daughter was missing. Knowing the earth and humans were about to end, Zeus sent Hermes to tell Hades to release Persephone or else.

Hades doesn’t like ultimatums. Before he released her, he gave her a pomegranate to eat. Something that would force her to return to him (some say she ate on her own). Demeter wasn’t happy and whenever Persephone is with Hades, she mourns her daughter’s absence and thus creates out winter. The stories on how long Seph is gone varies depending on the ancient Greek writer. Anywhere from 4-9 months.

In the DH world, it’s 9 and Hades is beside himself the...

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wait so persephone is married to hades right. And hades and Zeus are brothers. But it's listed that Zeus is persephones father. That's really weird!

Noria, August 8, 2015

    That's Greek mythology and how the Greeks wrote it.

    Carl, MB Staff, August 8, 2015