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Artemis (Diana)

Artemis (Diana)

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Artemis (Diana)

Artemis, Apollo's twin sister, is the goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, female fertility, and the moon. She's also a sworn virgin and a fierce protector of young girls. Though Artemis can be kind to us mortals, she does have a temper. Peeping Toms and Romeos beware: this goddess carries a hunting bow and she knows how to use it.

Basic Information

NameArtemis
NicknameDiana, the Huntress, Arty
SexFemale
Current cityMount Olympus

Work & Education

OccupationGoddess of the Hunt, the Wilderness, Wild Animals, Female Fertility, and the Moon
EducationEducated by the Wild
Outward Bound
NOLS

Beliefs

Political viewsFeminists for Zeus
Religious views

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsZeus (dad) and Leto (mom)
SiblingsOn mom's side: My twin brother Apollo
On dad's side: Too many to keep track of. Check out dad's profile.
ChildrenNone. Ever.
FriendsNymphs
Pan
Hippolytus
Atalanta
EnemiesNiobe
Actaeon
Orion
Aphrodite

Relationships

Relationship statusPermanently single
Interested inCurrently recruiting virgin female followers

Favorites

Quotations "Before beginning a hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it."
– Winnie the Pooh

"The more boys I meet, the more I love my dog."
– Carrie Underwood

"The clearest way to the Universe is through a forest wilderness."
– John Muir

"The world has suffered more from the ravages of ill-advised marriages than from virginity."
– Ambrose Bierce

"The perils of duck hunting are great – especially for the duck."
– Walter Cronkite

"In wilderness is the preservation of the world."
– Henry David Thoreau

"My heart is a lonely hunter that hunts on a lonely hill."
– William Sharp

"I am not a pretty girl, that is not what I do.
I ain't no damsel in distress and I don't need to be rescued."
– Ani DiFranco
BooksThe Artemis Fowl series (he was named after me) by Eoin Colfer
The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series by Rick Riordan (especially Thalia and the Hunters of Artemis)
Where the Red Fern Grows  by Wilson Rawls
Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen (it would be better if Brian were a girl)
Hunting Illustrated
Turkey Hunting Tactics
Full Moon by Andrew Chaikin
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
As You Like It by William Shakespeare
MusicMy Bow & Arrow by Ted Nugent
The More Boys I Meet by Carrie Underwood
Single by Natasha Bedingfield
Dancin' in the Moonlight by King Harvest
Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev
Hunter and Moon by Bjork
Woods by Bon Iver
Moon River the Audrey Hepburn version
Song About the Moon by Paul Simon
She Wolf by Shakira
MoviesBrave (I already know I'm going to love it)
Princess Mononoke
Mulan
Hannah
The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course
The 40 Year Old Virgin
Bambi
Avatar
Grizzly Man
Planet Earth
Into the Wild

Activities & Interests

LikesHunting season
Deer, guinea fowl, bears, boars
Moon walks
National parks
Hunting dogs
World Wildlife Fund
DislikesMen, boys
Peeping Toms
Romance novels
Cities
ActivitiesBow hunting
Planting trees
Driving my deer-drawn chariot
Skinny dipping
Dancing in the woods with my nymph friends
Raining death down on those who offend me
InterestsWilderness preservation
Archery
Moon science and the Apollo missions
GroupsThe Huntresses
Celestial Bodies
Archers of Mount Olympus
Deer Riders
Skinny Dippers of America
Sierra Club

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