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Orpheus's Police Reports
The Sirens vs. Orpheus
Case Description: Complainants (the Sirens) accuse defendant (Orpheus) of assault. The singing bird-ladies said that Orpheus "assaulted" them with his music while he was on the Quest for the Golden...
Orpheus and Eurydice vs. a Snake
Case Description: Complainants (Orpheus and Eurydice) accuse defendant (a snake) of first degree murder. It seems that the wife of Orpheus was innocently frolicking in a flowery meadow when she was...
Commendation for Orpheus
Case Description: Persephone gives Orpheus a medal for charming the hellhound Cerberus. The Queen of the Dead was beyond happy when Orpheus played his lyre to put the beast to sleep. According to P...
Orpheus and Eurydice vs. Hades
Case Description: Complainants (Orpheus and Eurydice) accuse defendant (Hades) of trapping Eurydice in the Underworld. After Orpheus charmed Hades and Persephone with his music, the King of the Dea...
Orpheus vs. the Maenads
Case Description: Complainant (Orpheus) accuses defendants (the Maenads) of first degree murder. Orpheus claims that these female followers of Dionysus ripped him limb from limb because he had ceas...
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