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Medea

Medea isn’t the kind of girl that most guys would want to bring home to Mom. Not only is she a sorceress with a thing for black magic, she’s also a total serial killer with many a victim to her name. Most famously, she killed her two sons, after her husband, Jason, left her for a pretty young princess. Sure, Medea had a right to be ticked off—she was the one who’d made Jason famous by helping him get the Golden Fleece—but most people would probably agree that executing your children because of your husband’s betrayal is a bit of an overkill.

Basic Information

NameMedea
NicknameBlack Magic Woman
SexFemale
Current cityThe Underworld

Work & Education

OccupationSorceress
EducationHecate’s School of Witchcraft

Beliefs

Political viewsI really ought to be queen of everything.

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsKing Aeetes (Dad)
Eidyia (Mom)
Helios (Granddad)
SiblingsAbsytrus (Who I killed)
Chalciope
ChildrenMermeros, Pheres (Who I had by Jason and then killed)
Medus (by Aegeus)
FriendsHecate (My beautiful goddess of choice)
Circe (My lovely aunt)
EnemiesKing Aeetes (My father, who never forgave me for helping Jason get the Golden Fleece)
Abytrus (My brother, who I killed)
King Pelias (Who I had killed)
King Pelias’s daughters (Who I tricked into killing their father)
King Creon (Who I accidentally killed—not that I feel bad about it)
Glauce (Who I killed)
Jason (Who hates me, because I killed our kids)
Eros and Aphrodite (Who made me fall in love with Jason)
Theseus (Who I tried to kill)


Whew.

Relationships

Relationship statusMarried to Jason (Until he dumped me and I killed our kids.)
Married to Aegeus (Until I tried to kill his son, Theseus.)
Interested inI’m through with love.

Favorites

Quotations“I’m breaking dishes up in here, all nights
I ain’t gonna stop until I see police lights
I’ma fight a man tonight”
– Rihanna

“In revenge and in love, woman is more barbarous than man.”
– Friedrich Nietzsche

“Now and then I think of when we were together,
Like when you said you felt so happy you could die,
Told myself that you were right for me,
But felt so lonely in your company,
But that was love and it’s an ache I still remember.”
– Gotye

“Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family.”
– Joachim Du Bellay (Yeah, think about that one, Jason.)

“Love bites.”
– Def Leppard
BooksMedea by Euripides (I kind of have to like this one, right?) 
“Meeting at Night” by Robert Browning 
Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Lady Macbeth, the Weird Sisters—love this play.) 
“Daddy” by Sylvia Plath 
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers 
Wicked, the Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
“Circe’s Power” by Louise Glück 
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis 
The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
MusicBlack Magic by the Magic Wands 
Somebody That I Used to Know by Gotye 
Gangsta by tUnE-yArDs 
Black Magic Woman by Santana 
I Don’t Want Love by the Antlers 
Killing Me Softly by the Fugees 
Love Bites by Def Leppard 
MoviesSnow White and the Huntsman (The Queen doesn’t seem so evil to me.) 
The Moth Diaries 
Practical Magic 
Dark Shadows (Johnny Depp as a vampire? Delicious.) 
The Craft 
Fried Green Tomatoes 
Madea Goes to Jail (This isn’t me, but I think he/she is funny.) 
The Witches of Eastwick 
Harry Potter (Love them all!) 
TV ShowsMerlin 
Revenge 
Charmed 
Dexter (I think of myself as the good kind of serial killer.) 

Activities & Interests

LikesHerbal Medicine
Poison
Covens
Samhain
Bellatrix Lestrange
ActivitiesScheming
Conjuring
Casting spells
Plotting murders
Killing people
InterestsFratricide
Filicide
Feminism
Witchcraft
Revenge
GroupsWitches
Granddaughters of the Sun
Bellatrix Lestrange Fan Club
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