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Case File: Antigone vs. Eteocles and Polyneices

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Case Description: Complainant (Antigone) accuses Defendants (Eteocles and Polyneices) of being total boneheads. When Eteocles refused to share the throne of Thebes with Polyneices, Polyneices showed up at Thebes with an army. Antigone thought her brothers were being totally crazy and tried to talk them out of fighting each other.

Case Status: Case closed. Much to Antigone's dismay, Eteocles and Polyneices ended up killing each other on the battlefield, and Creon took the throne.

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