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Helios (Sol)

Helios (Sol)

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Home Mythology Helios (Sol) Spotter's Guide

Your Field Guide to Spotting Helios (Sol)

Back in the day, Helios wouldn't have been too hard to spot. All you had to do was look up into the sky during the day to see the Titan god of the sun pulling the fiery ball with his chariot. Unfortunately for Helios, he got forced into retirement during Roman times, when everybody started saying that it was Apollo who pulled the sun across the sky. If you want to have a chat with the former sun god, you'll have to head to his palace at the ends of the earth where he spends most of his time moping about the good old days. He's still fired up about losing his job, though, so it'd probably be better if you didn't bring it up.

Sex: Male
Age: Middle-aged
Build: Muscular
Complexion: Shining
Hair Color: Fiery red
Facial Hair: Clean-shaven
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: A shining crown of light; chariot drawn by fiery winged steeds; oh, and the sun
Clothing: Purple robes
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: The blazing sun

Typical Companions:

Flaming winged horses
Selene (his sister, the moon)

Known Hangouts: 

The sky (Well, until Apollo took over his sun-towing job.)
Rhodes (where he used to be worshiped like crazy)
His palace at the ends of the earth

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