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Eros (Cupid)

Eros (Cupid)

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Your Field Guide to Spotting Eros (Cupid)

Eros is easy to identify – how many guys do you know who fly around naked, with a bow and a quiver full of arrows? If you see him, though, hide. Or else you might get stung by one of his love arrows.

Physical Description

Sex: Male
Age: Young man or baby
Build: Slim as a young man, extremely pudgy as a baby
Complexion: Pale
Hair color: Light brown, blond, or strawberry blond
Facial hair: None
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: Wings
Clothing: Nude
Armor: None
Type of weapon: Bow and arrows

Typical Companions

  • Aphrodite, his mother (they're almost inseparable)
  • Psyche, his wife
  • Young lovers
  • Doves
  • Dolphins

Other Notes

Known hangouts: Eros is known to loiter around the woods, looking for young people to shoot with his love arrows.

Escape vehicle: Eros' wings allow him fly away from crime scenes.

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