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.
Ajax the Great
The guy who was almost as good a warrior as Achilles (I kind of hate this nickname)
Work & Education
King of Salamis
Chiron's Academy of Heroes
I was super pro-Greece until they all betrayed me.
Family & Friends (& Enemies)
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)
Married to Tecmessa
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
Conan the Barbarian
The Dark Knight Rises
Activities & Interests