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Pan (Faunus)

Pan is one wild and crazy guy. Maybe it's because he's got the legs and horns of a goat, or maybe it's because he spends all his time in the woods and fields. Whatever the case, this god of shepherds, wilderness, rustic music, and male sexuality is notorious for being totally off the chain. The little goat-god's favorite pastimes include rocking out on his pan flute, getting rip roarin' drunk with his satyr buddies at the Bacchanals of Dionysus, and trying to seduce any pretty young thing who comes his way. Buckle your seatbelts, Shmoopers.

Basic Information

NamePan
NicknameFaunus, the Pan Man, Pananarama
SexVery male
Current cityThe countryside of Arcadia

Work & Education

OccupationGod of Shepherds, flocks, woods, rustic music, hunting, fertility, and male sexuality (I'm a busy little goat!)
EducationSchool of Rock

Beliefs

Political viewsAnarchy

Family & Friends (& Enemies)

ParentsHermes (Dad)
Oenis (Mom)
Some people say my mom might be Penelope or Callisto, but they're stupid.
SiblingsNone
ChildrenThe Panes
Krotos
Akis
Eurymedon
Krenaios
Iynx
Silenus
FriendsDionysus
Silenus
Marsyas
Maron
All the satyrs
Hermes 
EnemiesApollo (who skinned my buddy Marsyas)

Relationships

Relationship statusFling with Selene
Stalked Syrinx
Mostly my life is a nymph buffet
Interested inNymphs, goddesses, human females (I'm not real picky)

Favorites

Quotations"The lust of the goat is the bounty of God."
– William Blake

"Let's get it on."
– Marvin Gaye

"I like girls that drink beer."
– Toby Keith

"You gotta fight for your right to party!"
– The Beastie Boys

"Don't be afraid, girl let me help
Girl let me love you
And I will love you
Until you learn to love yourself
Girl let me love you
A heart of numbness, gets brought to life
I'll take you there"
– Ne-Yo
BooksA Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare (Puck is rad.)
"Howl" by Allen Ginsberg 
The Call of the Wild by Jack London
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson 
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (I make an awesome cameo in this one.)
Lord of the Flies by William Golding (These guys would've had way more fun if I'd been around.)
On the Road by Jack Kerouac (Secretly, I'm Dean Moriarty.)
Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
The Bacchae by Euripides (Dionysus is my BFF.)
Grimm's Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
MusicLet Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself) by Ne-Yo
Nights of Wine and Roses by Japandroids 
One More Night by Maroon 5
(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party) by The Beastie Boys
I Like Girls That Drink Beer by Toby Keith
Swimming Pools (Drank) by Kendrick Lamar
Good Time by Owl City and Carly Rae Jepson 
Party Rock Anthem by LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett, Goon Rock
Madness by Muse
Let's Get it On by Marvin Gaye (This one's for you, Selene.)
MoviesPan's Labyrinth (Um, how awesome is this movie?) 
The Cabin in the Woods
The Hangover
Hook
Sideways
The Man With the Iron Fists (They used to call me the man with the iron horns. Don't ask who "they" is. They just did, alright?)
Animal House
The Hobbit (Give me one week with Bilbo, and he'd be a much more easy-going dude.)
TV ShowsSons of Anarchy
Hell on Wheels
Man vs. Wild (I like it even though this show must be rigged. The wild would totally win.) 

Activities & Interests

LikesNational Forests
Goat cheese
Fir trees
Zamfir!
Jam sessions
Napa Valley
Burning Man
ActivitiesThrowing down in the woods
Seducing (whoever)
Drinking lots of wine
Rockin' out on the pan flute
InterestsMusicology
Oenology
Dance
Nymphology
GroupsThe Intercontinental Brotherhood of Satyrs
Wine Enthusiasts 
Nymph Collectors
Party Animals 
The Society for Half-animal Rights
Goat Lovers 
Zamfir Fan Club 
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