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Case File: The Harpies vs. Aeneas

Police Reports

Case Description: Complainants (the Harpies) accuse Defendant (Aeneas) of cattle rustling. When Aeneas and his men landed on the Strophades, they unknowingly ate the Harpies' cattle.

Case Status: Case closed. The Harpies punished Aeneas and his men by snatching away the beef and pooping on the scraps. The Harpies also cursed their unwelcome guests, saying that Aeneas and his men would be so hungry by the time they got to Italy, they would want to eat tables.

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