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When he killed his mom Clytemnestra, Orestes became the most notorious mother killer of all time. Before you go thinking he was just a psycho, though, you ought to know that Orestes committed matricide because Clytemnestra murdered Agamemnon, her husband and Orestes' father. Also, Orestes was ordered to avenge his father's death by Apollo himself. What's a guy to do? After the murder, Orestes was plagued by the furious Furies, until Athena finally stepped in and acquitted him in one of the first court cases ever. Extenuating circumstances comin' at ya.
Mother Killer (not particularly fond of this nickname)
King of Mycenae (a.k.a. Argos)
The Furies' School of Retribution (forced attendance)
The court case in which I was acquitted is widely considered to have created the idea of democracy, so I have to say I'm pretty into it.
Agamemnon (Dad) (who was killed by my mom)
Iphigenia (my sister who my father sacrificed—the reason my mom killed him)
Married to Hermione (no, not Hermione Granger)
My wife's okay
Some Nights by Fun.
Psycho (At least I'm not nearly as bad as Norman Bates. Right...RIGHT?)
Union of Kings