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Deucalion

Deucalion

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Deucalion

Deucalion was a total goody two-shoes. Good thing, too, because it saved the lives of him and his wife Pyrrha. See, way back in the day, Zeus decided that humanity was completely corrupt, so he sent a giant flood to drown everybody. Well, everybody except the god-fearing Deucalion and Pyrrha, that is. At the advice of his dad, Prometheus, Deucalion built a floating wooden chest. (Sounds a lot like Noah, right?) The last man and woman ended up landing on the top of Mt. Parnassus, where they hung out until the water went away. After that, they threw some rocks over their shoulders to create a new race of human beings. Aw, we love happy endings.

Basic Information

NameDeucalion
NicknameGreek Noah
Dooky (I hate this one.)
SexMale
Current cityElysium

Work & Education

OccupationKing of Thessaly (retired)
Shipwright
EducationThe Prometheus School of Ship Building

Beliefs

Political viewsPro-Zeus (though he can be a little harsh sometimes)

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsPrometheus (Dad)
Pronoia or Clymene (Mom)
SiblingsN/A
ChildrenHellen (the ancient Greek king, not "of Troy")
Amphiktyon
Pandora (named after her famous grandma)
Protogeneia
Thyia
Orestheus
FriendsPrometheus (my awesome dad who suggested I build a boat—thanks, Pops!)
EnemiesWater

Relationships

Relationship statusMarried to Pyrrha
Interested inMy wife

Favorites

Quotations"Water, water, everywhere,
And all the boards did shrink;
Water, water, everywhere,
Nor any drop to drink."
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Flood-tide below me! I watch you, face to face;
Clouds of the west! sun there half an hour high! I
see you also face to face."
"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" by Walt Whitman

"DELUGE, n. A notable first experiment in baptism which washed away the sins (and sinners) of the world."
– Ambrose Bierce

"We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear."
– Martin Luther King Jr.

"I was in another lifetime
one of toil and blood.
When blackness was a virtue
and the road was full of mud
I came in from the wilderness
a creature void of form
'Come in' she said
'I'll give you shelter from the storm'."
– "Shelter from the Storm" by Bob Dylan
BooksThe Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge 
Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Proof that it's a bad idea to take animals with you on a boat.) 
Moby-Dick by Herman Melville 
The Road by Cormac McCarthy 
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis 
The Tempest by William Shakespeare 
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson 
"Crossing Brooklyn Ferry" by Walt Whitman 
The Seafarer 
Genesis in the Bible
MusicColder Weather by The Zac Brown Band 
Shelter from the Storm by Bob Dylan 
Home by Phillip Phillips 
On the Sea by Beach House 
Rock the Boat by Hues Corporation (me and Pyrrha's song) 
Sloop John B by The Beach Boys 
Row Row Row Your Boat (Pyrrha got so annoyed when I got this stuck in my head during the flood.)
MoviesTitanic (They should have went simpler; a wooden chest worked for me.) 
2012 
The Blue Lagoon 
Hard Rain 
Life of Pi 
Das Boot 
The Perfect Storm 
Jaws (You should've seen the size of sharks in my day.) 
TV ShowsWhen the Levees Broke 
Treme 
The Blue Planet 

Activities & Interests

LikesToy model boats
Battleship Online
Rock tossing
Manatees
Mountain Goats
ActivitiesBuilding boats to survive devastating floods
Throwing rocks over my shoulder to create new humans (I know, it's a weird hobby. But it was just so fun!)
InterestsMarine Biology
Nautical Engineering
Meteorology
GroupsFlood Survivors
Shipwrights 
Mountain Climbers 
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