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Death's lurking-place I leave, and those dark gates Where Hades dwells, a God apart from Gods.

From Menippus - A Necromantic Experiment by Lucian

This is the title page for the first chapter in my Greek mythology project - YES! I'm FINALLY working on it! I have to warn you that it probably will go pretty slow, though. At best I might be able to update the comic once a week, but I'm not counting on it.

In ancient Greek art, Hades is often holding a bird-tipped sceptre, but I thought it would be more appropriate if he had a sceptre with a little soul instead (I think that the dead sometimes were depicted with wings, but here they are more like symbolic). ^^

The flowers are of course asphodels.
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