Cassandra: As a child she and her twin brother Helenus were given the gift of prophecy when two snakes came upon the babes one night and licked their ears clean. When morning came the snakes slithered into sacred laurels, a symbol of the god Apollo. As a young woman she rejected the affections of the god and he in turn cursed her: while she still had the gift of prophecy no one would believe her and she would be spurned and thought of as mad...
Modern day Greek myths (I don't agree with the textbook one. Yeah it's a scam, but doing that actually hurts genuine scholars trying to publish their research, not hurt an industry taking advantage of things. The same thing happens with music. It's a vicious cycle that nobody wins except the ones doing the exploiting)
Artemis + Apollo: your mouth is champagne roses. you will eat lotuses. your lungs are perfumed and your bones will blossom into stars. your blood is wine and you are clothed in light; your skin threshed wheatlike until the gold of you shines. #myth
cassandra: noble by birth & renowned for her near-divine beauty & ready wit, her oft-bruised femininity &d steady chaste virtue, coveted by lustful apollo, brought about her ruin; when portentous voices whisper to her through the wind & from beneath the ground & she translates them aloud for everyone to hear, she is ridiculed & spurned. her fall prefigures that of troy but no one listens as her distress tumbles from her eyes.
Hello. I am Pythia. The Oracle of Delphi. Every once in a while the spirit decides to show me the future, all I do is listen. I am not connected to heaven or hell. Although if I wish I am able to choose a side to help. My talents are irreplaceable and can win or lose the war. So convince me. I'm waiting.