Achilles was gleaming perfection. Even though he had a pretty nasty temper, to the ancient Greeks he was the epitome of everything a man should be. He kicked major butt of the battlefield, did what the gods told him, and he was smokin' hot. This warrior of warriors became a household name during the Trojan War when he conquered tons of Trojan towns and slaughtered a slew of Troy's best warriors, including its top dog, Hector. Yep, it seemed like Achilles was totally unstoppable—that is, until he was shot in the heel by Paris, the pretty-boy of Troy. It turns out that Achilles' heel was the one place where he could be hurt, and ironically the tiny wound ended up bringing down the greatest warrior of all time. Hmmm, maybe he wasn't so perfect after all.
|Nickname||Mighty Achilles, Mr. Moody Pants|
Work & Education
|Education||Chiron's Academy for Heroes|
|Political views||Whatever... let's just fight.|
Family & Friends (& Enemies)
|Children||Neoptolemus (with Deidameia)|
|Friends||Patroclus (I'll always blame myself for his death ☹)|
|Enemies||Agamemnon (Because he stole Briseis, the beautiful slave girl who rightfully belonged to me) |
Hector (Because he killed Patroclus)
|Relationship status||Married to Deidameia |
Fling with Briseis
Fell in love with Penthesilea, the Amazon (but unfortunately had to kill her in battle… oops)
Some say I had a long lasting affair with my best friend, Patroclus.
Some say I almost married the Trojan princess, Polyxena, before Paris killed me.
Some say I married Helen, Medea, or Iphigenia after I died and went down to Elysium.
So yeah… who the heck knows?
|Interested in||Beautiful people like myself|
|Quotations||"Achilles absent is Achilles still." |
"May God have mercy on my enemies, because I won't."
– General George S. Patton
"For violence, like Achilles' lance, can heal the wounds it has inflicted"
– Frantz Fanos
"We're building it up
To break it back down
We're building this up
To burn it down
We can't wait
To burn it to the ground"
– Linkin Park
"Achilles rocks so hard!"
|Books||The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas|
"The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
"Beat! Beat! Drums!" by Walt Whitman
The Iliad by Homer (Home-boy really captured how thoroughly amazing I am.)
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Henry V by William Shakespeare
"Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night" by Dylan Thomas
|Music||Man on Fire by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros (This is totally my new jam.) |
A Walk on the Wild Side by Lou Reed (Reminds me of my cross dressing days in the court of Lycomedes.)
Burn It Down by Linkin Park
We Are Young by Fun. (Just can't stop listening to this one.)
Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley (I listen to this song whenever I think about how Patroclus died.)
Gold on the Ceiling by The Black Keys
We Are the Champions by Queen (Whatever, Freddy Mercury... I am the champion.)
Achilles' Last Stand by Led Zeppelin (This song is epic. Almost as much as my crazy life.)
Troy (I like watching this to remind myself of how much hotter I am than Brad Pitt.)
The Hunger Games
The Dark Knight
(What can I say? I like a certain type of movie…)
|TV Shows||Game of Thrones|
Avatar: The Last Airbender