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I changed the title. I couldn't resist.
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The Dodekathlon I - The Nemean Lion



The first of Heracles' twelve labours, set by King Eurystheus (his cousin) was to slay the Nemean lion.

While searching for the lion, Heracles fetched some arrows
to use against it, not knowing that its golden fur was
impenetrable; when he found and shot the lion and firing at
it with his bow, he discovered the fur's protective property
when the arrow bounced harmlessly off the creature's
thigh. After some time, Heracles made the lion return to
his cave. The cave had two entrances, one of which
Heracles blocked; he then entered the other. In those dark
and close quarters, Heracles stunned the beast with his
club and, using his immense strength, strangled it to death.
Others say that he shot arrows at it, eventually shooting it
in the unarmored mouth. After slaying the lion, he tried to
skin it with a knife from his belt, but failed. He then tried
sharpening the knife with a stone and even tried with the
stone itself. Finally, Athena, noticing the hero's plight, told
Heracles to use one of the lion's own claws to skin the pelt.
Others say that Heracles' armor was, in fact, the hide of
the lion of Cithaeron.

When he returned, King Eurystheus was shocked.
Eurystheus warned him that the tasks set for him would
become increasingly difficult. He then sent Heracles off to
complete his next quest, which was to destroy the
Lernaean hydra.

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Love this Picture can I use it as an icon for my Fanfiction.net account
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It's a heavy metal lion. Headbang!
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Impressive! As is all your artwork, I see :)
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reminds me of ifrit good job :3
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really? heheh thank you!
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your welcome
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That's one bad kitty!
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O_O....-speechless by the sheer awesomeness-
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COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!!
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this is my new favort pet
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that.
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awesome.
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Lol, the name.
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the name made my day ;]
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