Inspired by the opening homeric hymns passage in ep 1. Zeus made that story up to make himself look better. The muchrequested video on why i love hades and persephone and why i havent done a recommendations video yet. Is there a good book about the story between hades and persephone, or a romantic story even if it might be altered. I mentioned a hand full of retellings that are on my tbr, but below is a. Bonus points if its based off the myth of persephone and hades but ill take any good romance. The story of hades and persephone is one of the most popular and famous romance found in the greek mythology.
Eris writes subversive romance for people who hate romance novels. Persephone as a vegetation goddess and her mother demeter were the central figures of the eleusinian mysteries, which promised the initiated a more enjoyable prospect after death. Despite a terrible curse that brings doom to whoever hades touches, persephone. A man of his power and majesty should have no interest in silly, innocent things and yet the woman who haunts his minds darkest desires is persephone, the earthbound daughter of the strange and jealous goddess of fertility. However, that may all change when the goddess of spring wanders into his realm. If your goal is personal growth and transformation, keep the relationship nonsexual. Because it turns out, the gods arent so different from us after all, especially when it comes to their problems. We get attached to the characters, i could feel persephone. A parallel in pictures to the world of persephone books every weekday. The friendships and the lies, the gossip and the wild parties, and of course, forbidden love. Feb 17, 2010 a tribute to one of my favorite myths. Persephone, the goddess of vegetation, deals with living instead death.
Its a retelling of the original persephone myth set in ancient times. How he, quite literally, fell head over heels for you. The marriage of hades and persephone blossoms and their mysterious grove in the world below thrives while the sunlit world withers. Ranging from ya to adult fiction, here are some books that feature a hades x persephone. I love how this myth has so many different interpretations, the song bad romance definitely suits them. After a chance encounter with hades, persephone finds herself in a contract with the god of the dead and the terms are impossible. I mentioned a hand full of retellings that are on my tbr, but below is a list. Read hot and popular stories about hades on wattpad. The god swooped down upon persephone, scooped her up with one arm, and literally and figuratively deflowered herleaving the plain scattered with blossoms of every color. A delving into the the myth that brought winter into the world. Is there a good book about the story between hades and. Hades and persephone chapter 1, a greek mythology fanfic.
Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. It starts out with persephone working at a flower shop in new york city. Best young adult persephone and hades retellings kaitlin. Persephone had always wanted a life of adventure and romance, but all she could ever do was dream about it that is until she meets hades. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read persephone. Aug 19, 2017 the daughter of hades and persephone, marigold is tired of being treated like a kid by the other gods. Persephone sat with hades at the foot of the bed, taking solace in the hearth. Persephone decided it was high time he needed a reprieve and asked that they not be disturbed. The story about how hades kidnapped persephone when she was picking flowers. His breath fanning over my neck as i push against his chest. Hades chuckled openly, hoping it would make persephone happier, and they went right up to hades quarters to start a fire. Persephone and hades flash fiction myths book 1 by. Specifically in a fiction novelretelling whatever, but nonfiction is alright too.
Persephone was the daughter of demeter, the goddess of nature. Shes determined to stop with all the kids stuff and start acting like an adult. Received an email from us, or wondering if something changed at smashwords. Scholar timothy gantz noted that hades was often considered an alternate, cthonic form of zeus, and suggested that it is likely zagreus was originally the son of hades and persephone, who was later merged with the orphic dionysus, the son of zeus and persephone. For the love of hades loves of olympus book 2 ebook. Persephone by kaitlin bevis, abandon by meg cabot, receiver of many by rachel alexander, seeds volume one by m. This debut novel is a reimaginingretelling of the hades and persephone story obviously. Great twist on hades and persephone super hot twist on the greek mythological story of hades and persephone. The author is searching for erotic romance betareaders and editors. I was excited to get back into persephones world, now available on audio. Ive read radiant darkness by emily whitman, and i know about meg cabots future trilogy, and one by pc cast, but do you know any others. A young supper club waitress is still living in the dreams of. Jun 17, 2015 persephone is a fun take on the classic myth, perfect for a fast ya read.
Until a moment, when day meets night, that she might dance for him again. This is the story, my dear reader, of how you, a mere mortal, stole the heart of the lord of the underworld. I love the death and the maiden trope, so i feel like i was already set up to love this one. The ending of this series is worth the three books to get there, but it wont feel that way if you go into it expecting hades and persephone around every corner like i did.
The original bad romance hades and persephone youtube. I loved how persephone is portrayed as a strong willed goddess who is at a crossroads and hades is portrayed as a sexy god whose duty to his realm is as strong as his fidelity for persephone. Which is a huge challenge for a goddess whos spent most of her life in t. The devils romance a hades and persephone story wattpad. Thanks for watching the romancelandia monthly update. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading persephone. Doomed to forever guard the underworld, hades had given up on ever finding someone to love. Believe it or not, that wasnt the case back when i wrote persephone. The story of hades and persephone girl behind books wattpad.
Cast, persephone by kaitlin bevis, a court of mist and fury by. Its also one of the most famous love stories ever told. Most of the retellings you might see in books, show a persephone who can grow plants and flowers all around her while hades is so far from that. Allison shaw is raising funds for persephone onevolume comic adaptation on kickstarter.
Been in a romance kick lately so im looking for a good fantasy romance to read. Hades fell in love with persephone and decided to kidnap her. Please share anything you are excited about that happened last month in the comments. Hades persephone is my favorite greek myth and id love to read more about them. Hades and persephone by maria papaoulakis nook book. She now faced the enchanted door that connected her quarters to hades. Sure, aphrodite was the goddess of beauty, and hera was the queen of gods so made herself as lovely as she wished, but persephone was the most fair of all to hades. The 8th house is one of the most powerful renditions of the greek. So, this story is a bdsm retelling of hades and persephones story. This version features a persephone and hades who are frequently reincarnated and find each other over multiple lifetimes. Helena is the daughter of hades and persephone, given the choice.
The persephone trilogy, book 1 the daughters of zeus kindle edition by bevis, kaitlin. A romance about when persephone stumbles into the underworld and falls in love with the dark, mysterious, god of death, lord of darkness, the one and only, hades but per. Jul 09, 2019 this is my second time with persephone. Her stories are the stomping grounds for bada heroines, untamable alphas, a spectrum. The myth of hades and persephone is one more myth of love and abduction in the greek mythology.
Apr 11, 2016 persephone ebook written by eva pohler. Ianthe, later known as persephone, and her cousin, eurydice, find themselves in hades one by choice and one by death and both by love. For childrens books, phone home, persephone by kate mcmullen. Hades and persephone are getting married and he wants to give her a gift befitting of her status not only as a queen of the underworld, but as a bringer of life. As the immortal king of the underworld, hades is accustomed to a life of longing and loneliness. Hades, god of the dead, has built a gambling empire in the mortal world and his favorite bets are rumored to be impossible. Sensual and inspired comic retelling of the classic greek romance of hades and persephone. The romance isnt rushed, and theres plenty to look forward to. The story is cool, i read it all the time when i was a bit younger. Hades and persephone a myth retold, a romance fiction. Long before hades had stolenfallen in love with persephone, he had another lover. Demeter holds out in eleusis, and the newly married rulers of the dead must reach an accord with persephone. This is an unedited excerpt from book one of an erotic romance series. Jan 08, 2019 persephone, the goddess of vegetation, deals with living instead death.
With krystal white, lainie kazan, louis mandylor, jorie burgos. Bonus points if its based off the myth of persephone and hades but ill take any good romance suggestions you have to throw at me. Hades steward had informed her when she arrived that hades was locked in his room and had been poring over ledgers for the past few days. Wrights orphans of chaos, the maiden, a title of persephone. Greek mythology has probably always been my favorite mythology, and this might be my favorite stories of all time. Can somebody please recommend books about hades and.
Browse through and read persephone hades stories and books. Persephone is a fun take on the classic myth, perfect for a fast ya read. My own attempts to justify the ways of hades to men and tell the story of that forbidden fruit. The book is told in hades perspective in a modern world combined with greek myths. Persephone had no idea she was a marked woman and headed out one day to go pick some flowers. In some versions, persephone is the mother of zeus son dionysus, or iacchus, and or zagreus, as a result of their identification with dionysus. Jul 29, 2016 there are a lot of persephone and hades retellings out there. Just look at it as a romance in a fantasy setting, where there are immortals with incredible powers, and youre all set. It features strong character development that makes me care for hades and persephone separately. Can somebody recommend some good vampire and romance books. Hades cut a hole in the earth, sprang up, and in snidely whiplash fashion abducted her, and, well lets just say that bernini statue above is titled the rape of persephone. However, hades and persephone are both touched on a lot, and their story is told, but the overall plot is not theirs, if that makes sense. I read it when it came out in ebook and print back in 2017.
A golden arrow leads to hades and persephone s 1st encounter. But over the years there seems to be a handful of variations in the story. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and.
Relationshipshadespersephone wikibooks, open books for. He left his shrine and he ventured upon the ground. Persephone was gathering flowers one day on a plain in sicily. The daughter of hades and persephone, marigold is tired of being treated like a kid by the other gods. This version features a persephone and hades who are frequently. The authors writing and style is absolutely excellent, this is the first book ive listened to by this author and i am incredibly impressed. Hades told her a story about the gods before bed every night. Ranging from ya to adult fiction, here are some books that feature a hades x persephone relationship between their two main. Stylish and immersive, this is one of mythologys greatest stories the taking of persephone as its never been told before. Up on olympus, demeter is sitting around wondering where her flowers are and goes looking for persephone. Suggest me a fiction book of any genre you think is so good, everyone should read it once. Hades and persephone chapter 7, a greek mythology fanfic.
This book really fleshes out what are usually twodimensional characters and gives them backstories that are detailed with emotion. The whole job description of being lord of the underworld was to be completely and utterly unfeeling excluding gloominess. In the year i worked on persephone, so did several other completely unconnected authors. I loved how persephone is portrayed as a strong willed goddess who is at a crossroads and hades is. Feb 20, 2010 ive read radiant darkness by emily whitman, and i know about meg cabots future trilogy, and one by pc cast, but do you know any others. A retelling of the myth of hades and persephone it has always been persephone. Trapped in the dreams of yesterday, its a torment that shows no end. In some ways they could be consider the first case of. Hades suddenly appeared, thundering across the plain in his fourhorse chariot.1172 326 26 150 1229 276 547 843 807 1250 325 565 341 923 1164 1355 594 1268 1473 214 1177 257 288 524 654 1041 1311 206 764