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    Ajax was one big, beefy dude. Massive and strong, Ajax was considered Greece's second best warrior during the Trojan War (Achilles was #1). Hector of Troy came the closest to beating Ajax when the two fought one on one; but in the end, the daylong bout was a draw. When Achilles' armor was awarded to Odysseus instead of Ajax, the big guy went totally nuts and killed a bunch of sheep, thinking they were the Greeks who'd ticked him off. When he came to, he was so humiliated that he skewered himself. In the end, it seems, only Ajax could bring Ajax down.

    Basic Information




    Telemonian Ajax
    Aivas Tlamunus 
    Ajax the Great
    The guy who was almost as good a warrior as Achilles (I kind of hate this nickname)



    Current city


    Work & Education


    King of Salamis


    Chiron's Academy of Heroes


    Political views

    I was super pro-Greece until they all betrayed me.

    Family & Friends (& Enemies)


    Telemon (Dad)
    Periboea (Mom)






    Ajax the Lesser
    Hector (He may have been fighting for the other side, but he had real honor)


    Odysseus (who I thought was my friend, until he got Achilles' armor when he totally knew that I deserved it)
    Agamemnon (who made the final call on giving Achilles' armor to Odysseus)


    Relationship status

    Married to Tecmessa

    Interested in

    My wife


    TV Shows

    Game of Thrones  


    "Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death."
    – Sun Tzu (Too bad Agamemnon didn't read Sun Tzu.)

    "It's caving in around me, what I thought was solid ground.
    I tried to look the other way, but I couldn't turn around.
    It's okay for you to hate me, for all the things I've done.
    I've made a few mistakes, but I'm not the only one."
    – Five Finger Death Punch

    "The soldier, above all other people, prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war."
    – General Douglas MacArthur

    "I hurt myself today
    to see if I still feel.
    I focus on the pain,
    the only thing that's real."
    – Trent Reznor

    "Hell is other people."
    – Jean-Paul Sartre


    Agamemnon by Sophocles (Pretty hilarious when Agamemnon gets stabbed by his own wife in this play.) 
    Arrow of God by Chinua Achebe 
    No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre 
    As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner 
    The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien (If only my Greek buddies understood the meaning of "fellowship.") 
    The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky 
    The Iliad by Homer (This guy really understood how much butt I kicked.) 
    The Art of War by Sun Tzu 
    "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe (I wish Agamemnon and Menelaus had been tortured by the beating of my heart after I died.) 


    You're A Lie by Slash (feat. Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators) (This one's for you, Odysseus.)  
    Princes of the Universe by Queen (Rock out.)  
    Days Go By by The Offspring  
    Hurt as sung by Johnny Cash (Kind of reminds of when I impaled myself on Hector's sword.)  
    Coming Down by Five Finger Death Punch  
    It's Time by Imagine Dragons  
    Little Talks by Of Monsters and Men (Me and Tecmessa's new song.)  
    Welcome to the Jungle by Guns N' Roses (Reminds me of when I first stepped off the boat to Troy.) 


    The Incredible Hulk  
    Iron Man  
    The Avengers  
    Conan the Barbarian  
    The Dark Knight Rises  
    The Wrestler 

    Activities & Interests


    World of Warcraft 
    Professional Wrestling
    Andre the Giant
    Sumo Wrestling


    Military strategy


    Heroes of the Trojan War
    Fans of WWE  
    The Incredible Hulk Fan Club 

  • Spotter's Guide

    You'll find Ajax down in Elysium with all the other heroes of the Trojan War. He won't be hanging out with many of the other Greeks, though, because they totally ticked him off with that whole "Achilles' armor" incident. These days, Ajax spends a lot of time in the gym and chilling at home with his pretty wife, Tecmessa. If you get a chance to talk to him, make sure you don't mention three things: Achilles' armor, Odysseus, and sheep. May sound weird, but just trust us on this one.

    Sex: Male
    Age: Middle-aged
    Build: Beefy
    Complexion: Bronze
    Hair Color: Brown
    Facial Hair: Clean-shaven
    Scars/marks/tattoos: Battle scars
    Jewelry and accessories: A girdle (which he gave to Hector)
    Clothing: Robes
    Armor: Really wishes he had the armor of Achilles
    Type of Weapon: A giant shield, the sword of Hector (which Hector gave to him)

    Typical Companions:

    Tecmessa (his wife)
    Hector (the Trojan who managed to fight him to a standstill)

    Known Hangouts:

    The Cave of Chiron (where he was educated)
    Salamis (where he was king)
    Troy (where he was undefeated in battle until he did himself in)
    Elysium (the land of the blessed dead, where he now spends a lot of time at the gym)

  • Sightings

    Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

    The Iliad by Homer

    Ajax rocks hard in this epic poem, widely considered the definitive account of what went down in the Trojan War.

    Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

    The Odyssey by Homer

    In this sequel to the Iliad, the ghost of Ajax totally disses Odysseus when they bump into each other in the Underworld. Um, awkward.

    Dec 20, 2019 - Dec 20, 2019

    Ajax by Sophocles

    In this gory tragedy, Ajax goes bonkers, kills a bunch of sheep, and then impales himself, when Odysseus is awarded the armor of Achilles instead of him. Guess he really wanted that armor.

    Dec 20, 2019

    The Metamorphoses by Ovid

    Ovid gives you his take on the debate between Odysseus and Ajax in this classic collection of poems.

    Dec 20, 2019

    Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare

    In this Shakespearean "problem" play, Ajax and Hector duke it out until they're both so pooped that they're forced to admit the other one is cool.

    Dec 20, 2019


    Tyler Mane plays the beefy Ajax in this Hollywood blockbuster inspired by the Iliad.

    Dec 20, 2019

    Marvel Illustrated: The Iliad

    Marvel Comics brings you an awesome adaption of Homer's Iliad, complete with your friendly neighborhood Ajax.

    Dec 20, 2019

    The Trojan War

    Marvel kicks out yet another digital comic about the Trojan War. Ajax looks sweet, so check it out.