Welcome back to the Legends Myths and Whiskey podcast, everyone. I'm your storyteller, Tanner, and today I'll be sharing part 4 of our six-part series on the Adventures of the Argonauts as written by Charles Kingsley in his 1889 classic, "The Heroes or, Greek Fairy Tales for My Children".
It's finally here! Part I of our six-part series on the Argonauts and their adventure to retrieve the Golden Fleece. This is also the first episode to be recorded in our new home at Acadia Recording Company in Portland, Maine. It is a day for wonderful things!
When we last left our protagonist he wasn't our protagonist at all, his mother was, and we left him and her on the rocky shores of Seriphos, having beached there after many days of wayward drifting after King Acrisius set them both in a chest and sent them out to sea and to, what he hoped would be, their demise.
A giant who hides his heart so that he might live forever turns a band of six brothers into stone lawn ornaments. There is a seventh brother however, and when he goes looking for his missing brethren, he finds a clever princess who want to help him slay the giant.