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My bid for Nordy 902

If I get her, her name will be Hera's Tribute.

Tale of Hera and the Peacock
In Greek Mythology, Hera had an arranged marriage to Zeus. Zeus had already fell in love with another, Io. Zeus turned Io into a beautiful, white bovine (cow) to hide her true identity from Hera. Afraid of Hera's jealousy, Zeus wrapped the earth in dense cloud, so thick that they created so much darkness it seems like constant night. With the daylight gone, Hera searched the heavens for some clue of what her husband was up to with no luck, she descended to earth and ordered the clouds away. She found Zues beside the white heifer, claiming he had only just than discovered the newly born calf. Hera asked her husband for the calf as a gift. He reluctantly turned Io over to his wife, afraid he would be caught if he refused.

Hera recruited Argus to guard the heifer. Argus has a hundred eyes which he could keep a few open while he slept. This made Argus the perfect guard for the beautiful heifer. Io became very miserable, she had been turned into a cow, taken from her home and was not under constant watch of Argus. Zeus called on Hermes, the messenger of the Gods, he informed him to find a way to kill Argus so Io could be free. Hermes decide to go to Argus, making a pipe of reeds, he played music to draw Argus' attention. Argus found the music very pleasing and invited Hermes to join him and play his music.

The music stopped shortly after Hermes got his invitation. Hermes began talking monotonously, continuously until Argus was so bored from his stories that he feel complete asleep. All hundred eyes closed. Hermes' plan had worked. As Argus was in a deep sleep, Hermes struck him multiple times killing Argus. Io was free. Once Hera had discovered Io to be free, she plagued her with gads, stinging Io into madness. In tribute to her trusted guard, Hera took the eyes of Argue and set them to the tail of her favorite bird, the peacock.

Horse ID #902
Horse name: Hera's Tribute
Breed: Pure Nordanner
Registrated: Not yet - buyer's job
Gender: Mare
Age: 5 years
Height: 16.1 HH
Color: Dark liver chestnut peafowl
Genotype: ee AA PwlPwl
Training: Basic training given, can be ridden
Tack: Daily + Dragon hunter full gear

Born with stats:
Conformation: 10
Strength: 10
Gaits: 10
Courage: 10
Intelligence: 10
Stamina: 10
Speed: 10
Agility: 10
Balance: 10

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