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Hera (Juno)

Hera (Juno)

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Case File: The Birth of Dionysus

Police Reports

Wanted for the attempted murder and abuse of Dionysus, son of Zeus. Hera, furious at her husband's infidelity, sought to destroy his lovechild by sending giants to tear the baby to shreds.

Case Status:Dismissed. Subject's plans were thwarted when the baby's heart was saved and planted in a mortal's womb. Dionysus had a second birth.

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