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Cassandra - Cassandra vs. Ajax the Lesser

Cassandra vs. Ajax the Lesser

Case Description: Complainant (Cassandra) accuses Defendant (Ajax the Lesser) of rape. After the fall of Troy, Cassandra hid in a temple of Athena and prayed for protection. Athena offered her no protection, however, when Ajax the Lesser stormed into the temple and forced himself on her.

Case Status: Case dismissed. Ajax the Lesser was killed by Poseidon before charges could be filed.