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Eros (Cupid)

Eros (Cupid)

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Eros (Cupid)

Eros (Cupid) is the god of passion, desire, and (sometimes) love. He's Captain Mojo. When you hear a god described like that, you might think that any story he pops up in will end happily. Two people will meet, fall in love, skip through fields of flowers, make babies, and all that good stuff. However, this is hardly ever what goes down when Eros comes a knockin'. Instead, the mischievous little guy causes trouble everywhere he goes – sometimes, for no better reason than his own personal amusement.

Basic Information

NameEros
NicknameCupid (my Roman name), Captain Love, Mr. Moro, Lover Boy, Passion Patrol, Cupido, Love Machine
SexAll the time...JK! I'm a boy.
BirthdayYou'd never know that I am one of the oldest gods. Immortality's awesome.
Current cityMount Olympus

Work & Education

OccupationI'm the god of passion, desire, and lust. Are you jealous? You should be. Also, I'm Aphrodite's right-hand man.

Beliefs

Political viewsMake love not war. Actually, war is alright as long we make love while we do it.
Religious viewsI believe in me, because I'm awesome.

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsAphrodite (mom) and Ares (dad)…maybe. What can I say? I'm a man of mystery.
SiblingsThe Erotes: Anteros, Himeros, Pothos. There are more, but I forget all their names. They're all just trying to copy off of me anyway.
ChildrenWith Psyche: Voluptas, the goddess of pleasure, and we're oh so proud of her.
Some say that I fathered all of the birds with Khaos, the sky. I don't claim them though. Can you imagine the child support?
FriendsAphrodite
EnemiesEverybody loves me (except for Apollo sometimes)

Relationships

Relationship statusMarried to Psyche (she's hawt)

Favorites

Quotations"Love sought is good, but given unsought is better."

William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

"(i do not know what it is about you that closes 

and opens; only something in me understands 

the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses) 

nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands" 
e. e. cummings, "somewhere i have never traveled"

"Gather ye rosebuds as ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying:
And this same flower that smiles to-day
Tomorrow will be dying."
Robert Herrick, "To the Virgins, to make much of Time"

"Rah, rah, ah, ah, ah 
Roma, roma, ma 
Gaga, ooh, la, la
Want your bad romance" 
Lady Gaga, "Bad Romance"

"Love would never leave us alone" 
– Bob Marley
BooksThe National Enquirer
A Midsummer's Night's Dream by Shakespeare
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry
The poems of Pablo Neruda
Shakespeare's sonnets
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
MusicOtis Redding, Try a Little Tenderness
D'Angelo, Feel Like Makin' Love
Marvin Gaye, Sexual Healing
Katy Perry, Hot n' Cold
Etta James, I'd Rather Go Blind
Whitney Houston, I Will Always Love You
Amy Winehouse's version of Cupid
MoviesCrazy, Stupid, Love
Friends with Benefits
Easy A
Pretty Woman
Tangled
He's Just Not that Into You
Amelie
TV ShowsTrue Blood
The Young and the Restless
Passions
Sex and the City
Gossip Girl

Activities & Interests

LikesValentine's Day
Hearts
Emma Stone
Perez Hilton
Pedicures
Gymnasiums
ActivitiesMaking random people fall in love
Making people fall out of love
Archery and target practice
Flying
GroupsLove Gods
Movers and Shakers of Olympus
Matchmakers Anonymous
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