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Case File: The Hesperides vs. Heracles

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Case Description: Complainant (the Hesperides) accuse Defendant (Heracles) of larceny and murder. As one of his twelve labors, Heracles stole the golden apples guarded by Hesperides and slew Drakon, the hundred-headed dragon who helped the sunset nymphs guard the apples.

Case Status: Case dismissed. Athena eventually returned the apples, so all was forgiven.

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