Zeus' intentions were for Zagreus to succeed him in the throne, but Hera, who was furious for her husband's infidelity, asked the Titans to kill the boy. While Zagreus was playing with his toys, the Titans tried to capture him; he evaded them by taking various animal forms; he eventually took the form of a bull before the Titans seized him, killed him and ate him.
The myth continues with Zeus realising what happened and striking the Titans with a thunderbolt; the Titans were instantly turned to ashes. From these ashes, which were a mixture of the vile bodies of the Titans and the holy body of Zagreus, arose the humans, thus explaining why they are both good and evil; each individual containing a bit of both kindness and evilness.
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