Journal of geophysical research, volume 103, number e11, october 25, 1998. Ganymede was a trojan prince in greek mythology, known for his beauty. Ganymede is usually represented as a youth, but rembrandt shows him as a baby and. Once there, zeus granted the handsome youth immortality, making him his cup bearer and eromenos. Ganymede pouring zeus a libation c, 490480 bce by the eucharides painter.
Wells suggests that gothic fiction may have missed the point and, overlooked the real power of darkness, and the scariest thing of all. Zeus kissed him, long and deep, and ganymede reflected that the king of the gods had always had a thing for illicit liasons, even if everybody knew about them. In greek mythology, ganymede was a young man or boy born in the area that would become troy. In the year 2032, the crew of the ship marklake are exploring a tiny moon of saturn when they stumble upon a slimelike alien lifeform that confers immortality.
Smashwords ganymede and other romantic short stories from. Conquering his heart the fantastic immortals book 2. They were for special occasions, like weddings and armageddon. Swallowing hard, the older man forced his legs to keep working. He was the son of the king tros of dardania, after whom troy took its name, and callirrhoe according to a myth, zeus turned into an eagle and abducted ganymede, bringing him to mount olympus. I got the feeling that the author is quite familiar with a wide range of versions of ganymede, because i thought she nailed him as a naive, playful, slightly petulant youth. This story is loosely based on the story of ganymede and zeus. First published, in paperback, in 1967, this is one of two novels dick wrote in collaboration. Ganymede s abduction leads to a torrid love affair with zeus, a reluctant persephone becomes hades queen in the underworld, callistos devotion to the huntress artemis turns into true love, and hermes may have finally met his match with perseus. Abducted by the gods the fantastic immortals kindle. The traditions about ganymede, however, differ greatly in their detail, for some call him a son of laomedon, 2 others a son of ilus, 3 and others, again, of erichthonius or assaracus. Mentioning that ganymede is unexplored is a favourable point, and sets this book apart from many others. But it is not only men who are enthralled by him even the king of gods has his eyes set upon ganymede. A short story on ganymede and his life in olympus after being abducted by zeus.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading stealing ganymede. I generally love philosophy in novels, but ganymedes conversations with eros. When, at last, zeus pumped me hard, with long, deep caresses, stilling with his release, did i let my own cock spew. Cherie priest is the author of dreadnought and boneshaker, which was nominated for a nebula and hugo award, won the locus award for best sciencefiction novel, and was named steampunk book of the year by. Still, he kept his mask up, he kept his eyes blank, and most importantly, he kept his sex organ flaccid. American fiction award winner, best science fiction novel of 2019 best book award winner, finalist in science fiction the great unrest nearly purged humankind from the world. Youve always been my favorite, ganymede, did you know. Ganymede was the most attractive of mortals, which led zeus to abduct him. I like books where the author shows us different ways of being.
For the uninitiated, clockwork century is an alternate history. In shakespeares play as you like it, rosalind utters these lines to proclaim here new undercover identity as she goes to the forest of arden. In the second novel of the expanse series, the action shifts from the asteroid belt to a colony on ganymede, one of jupiters moons. In the novel, told in the first person from the viewpoint of ganymede himself, he reveals that before zeus became his lover ganymede was erotically and amorously.
Gantz family to garden ornaments and furniture include extended shelves. It purred down the dingy street like a black silk scarf wrapping around grey wool until the blackness of the car was all that existed in the alleyway. Zeus made ganymede the gods cupbearer, and granted him immortality. Plato goes on to say that zeus loved the youth nonsexually and for his mind or psyche. Ganymede is only slightly smaller than mars and if it were orbiting the sun rather than jupiter, it would be classified. The car, motion materialized, was a glorious, seductive black. Ganymede ebook by terrence douglas 9781618561954 rakuten kobo.
The rape of ganymede is the story of jupiters abduction of the most handsome mortal, the trojan prince ganymede, who came to serve as cupbearer to the gods. Sable is this silent presence that to be honest, if i was ganymede i would be upset that he didnt rescue me from the hell that was olympus. Up until this time, ganymede has been with zeus, which isnt really a romantic relationship at all. He wasnt mr jani meade, but he had actually said ganymede. For one there is little or no romance between sable and ganymede. When zeus assumes the shape of a giant eagle and carries ganymede off to. As the red room is told in the first person, the tone reflects the attitude of the main character. Because of his unusual beauty, he was carried off either by the gods or by zeus, disguised as an eagle, or, according to a cretan account, by minos, to serve as cupbearer. A straight retelling of the traditional myth of zeus and ganymede, which doesnt gloss over the sex.
Further, of all of zeus lovers, ganymede is the only one who is given immortality. The ganymede takeover is a 1967 science fiction novel by american writers philip k. Apr 02, 2015 this myth is often depicted through artwork of ganymedes and an eagle, or ganymedes and zeus, seen on canvas, pottery, and multiple other mediums of art. Zeus lessened his hold on my hips and allowed me to fall to the bed, flat. His treatment of zeus and ganymede the story of a beautiful youth being led away, or abducted. It is the largest moon in the solar system and is larger than the planet mercury and dwarf planet pluto.
In compensation, zeus gave ganymede s father a stud of. It was nominated for a nebula award and a hugo award. The immortals reply was weak, knowing well enough that he could not lie to zeus even if he tried. Percy jackson and the greek heroes rick riordan page 12. Science fiction book ganymede author cherie priest interview.
Shortly into the book, the human scientists investigating the mystery on ganymede receive unexpected visitors. All of the characters, organizations, and events portrayed in this novel are products of the. The teacher laid the book down on the table between them and began a tirade about behemoth. She often speaks in wistful tones for her lost youth and home. From the gods to shakespeare ill have no worse name than joves own page, and therefore look you call me ganymede. Boneshaker also won the pnba award, as well as the locus award for best science fiction novel. One day jupiter caught a glimpse of the young boy and was overwhelmed with a desire to bring ganymede to olympus to serve as the cup bearer of the gods. The tale of zeus and ganymede revisited, a mythology.
Ancient greek myths always attracted me moreover stories about ganymede and zeus. In the aftermath, artificial intelligence permeates every facet of life. With new developments in the field of astronomy, i would say, we can dream ag. Ganymede, in greek legend, the son of tros or laomedon, king of troy. This was an okay book, but i was never invested in any of the characters. He was supposedly so beautiful that the god zeus, chief among all the immortals, kidnaps and brings ganymede to olympus to serve as his cupbearer and become immortal himself. It was created in the first quarter of the fifth century and is now displayed near where it was originally found in the archaeological museum of olympia. He would need to hit the driver without destroying the chariot. Ganymede was abducted by zeus from mount ida near troy in phrygia. Contains explicit scenes which may not be appropriate for all readers. Nov 21, 2015 plato had socrates deny ganymede as the catamite of zeus. Stealing ganymede kindle edition by warren, j literature.
Ganymede was a handsome and youthful trojan prince that zeus lusted after owing to his beauty. Ganymede definition of ganymede by the free dictionary. I forgot to be clear that the lifeforms in the canyons are previously unknown, and discovered by the children. Greek gods are one lusty bunch, and zeus is their king. Ganymede was a boy said to be so beautiful that zeus himself swooped down from olympus in the form of an eagle to carry the boy away from his mortal family. A second yarn set in the mediumfuture, wardevastated solar system of cold as ice 1992, with some of the characters in common. Ganymede available for download and read online in other formats. Castiel bent on all fours while working in dean s mansion and dean teased or whispered filth into his ear.
Stealing ganymede by isabel dare goodreads share book. Ganymede and other romantic short stories from greek mythology. Yet he never thought his charms would attract a god. Fay, tom and grover stow away on a spaceship and find to their horror that they are en route to unexplored ganymede, a moon of jupiter.
This is a short, fictionalized mature story based on the greek mythology of zeus and ganymede. Greek mythology a trojan boy of great beauty whom zeus. Stylistically, it is typical dick, but it lacks the gravity and conviction of most of his other novels. I know hes a god in a fictional world, but the speed with which zeus learned things. Aug 19, 2016 posts about ganymede fiction written by merlynperilous. Amazon pay best sellers mobiles customer service new releases pantry sell computers books amazonbasics baby gift ideas kindle ereaders free kindle reading apps kindle ebooks kindle unlimited prime reading deals on kindle ebooks best sellers indian language ebooks kindle exam central kindle etextbooks. The grey goo then develops its own unique ecosystem. Four ancient greek myths are given a retelling in this collection of romantic short stories. Laying down beside me, he tucked a few strands of my sweatslick hair behind my ears. The group of zeus and ganymede is a multifigure late archaic greek terracotta statue group, depicting zeus carrying the boy ganymede off to mount olympus. This retelling of the classic story is given from ganymede s point of view, and puts a science fiction spin on the tale. In the science fiction novel bloom 1998 by wil mccarthy, earths ecosystem is destroyed by a grey goo, annihilating all biological life. The majority of events in the ganymede club 1995, a science fiction mystery by charles sheffield, take place on ganymede.
He was the son of the king tros of dardania, after whom troy took its name, and callirrhoe. She is also the author of the nearcontemporary fantasy fathom, and she debuted to great acclaim. Ganymede was on mount ida one day, tending to a flock of sheep, when he was spotted by the god zeus. This book unravels the paleontological mysteries involving the ganymeans who lived long ago on the lost planet minerva now asteroids between mars and jupiter, and traveled within our solar system. Felice picanos 1981 novel an asian minor reinvents the story of ganymede.
Including special section, remote sensing of planetary ices by bruce m. Sheffield returns to the future of cold as ice, here using the aftermath of the solar systemwide great war of 2067 as backdrop for a science fiction mystery. A minute later, ganymede came back, lugging a celestial bronze cylinder the size of a booster rocket. Raised in luxury and tasked with keeping zeus s goblet and plate full of nectar and ambrosia at all times, ganymede has never wanted for anything under the watchful eyes of zeus and athena, never feared even the volatile ares, trained as he is at being invisible. Ares and aphrodite venus and mars the net of hephestus greek mythology see u in history duration. A regal looking middleaged woman, with long brown hair that hangs unbound. This second book in the giants series introduces us to members of the alien race discovered at the end of inherit the stars and continues to expand on the mysteries introduced in that book.
He has turned his hand to the disparate genres of fiction, autobiography and didactic. Read ganymede a tale of middle eastern intrigue by terrence douglas available from rakuten kobo. His breath threatened to catch and his heart was pounding dangerously fast. Ganymede synonyms, ganymede pronunciation, ganymede translation, english dictionary definition of ganymede. Jun 19, 2018 ares and aphrodite venus and mars the net of hephestus greek mythology see u in history duration. Ganymede was a trojan prince kidnapped by zeus as an eagle to take to the heavens to be his cup bearer and young lover.
Ganymede is the seventh moon of jupiter and the third of the galilean moons. Her other works include jacaranda 2014, maplecroft 2014, fiddlehead 20, the inexplicables 2012, ganymede 2011, and dreadnought 2010. Ganymede was a son of tros, first king of the classical land known as troy. Myth about jupiter and ganymede windows to the universe. Smashwords stealing ganymede ancient greek gay erotica a book by isabel dare search. Most of the book is set on olympus and the interactions between zeus and ganymede with eros mixed in. Ganymede definition, a trojan youth who was abducted by zeus and taken to olympus, where he was made the cupbearer of the gods and became immortal. Jun 20, 2019 four ancient greek myths are given a retelling in this collection of romantic short stories.
Ganymede may be a virgin, but he knows that his beauty has a powerful effect on men. Smashwords stealing ganymede ancient greek gay erotica. As i remember, ganymede s canyons turn out to be inhabited by lifeforms that appear to be tree stumps, except they can move around using their roots as legs. Ganymedes abduction leads to a torrid love affair with zeus. An archive of our own, a project of the organization for transformative works.
Manipulation of the human genome spurs a global arms race to produce the first human clone. Dec 28, 2008 zeus and ganymede the real greek myth. And not just any god, but zeus, the allpowerful king of the gods himself. Read hot and popular stories about ganymede on wattpad. Dick later admitted that the ganymede takeover was originally going to be a sequel to his alternate history novel the man in the high castle with the japanese occupying the united states not. In the iliad, zeus is said to have compensated ganymedes father tros by the gift. The prose poems of ganymede s dog startle myths back to life, whether ganymede s abduction by zeus in the form of an eagle, his abduction by a centurys worth of budweiser labels, sophocless boozy boychasing, or the dancing plague of 1518. Sable then stops speaking to ganymede for most of the rest of the book so i found it difficult to feel a connection to him. According to a myth, zeus turned into an eagle and abducted ganymede, bringing him to mount olympus. Such is the beauty of young ganymede who, in just his adolescence, has captured everyones attention. They form the ganymede club, dedicated to protecting their own longterm interests and keeping the. Ganymede fiction the adventures of merlyn perilous. Ganymede was a son of tros, first king of the land known as troy. And not just any god, but zeus, the allpowerful king of the gods.
Ganymedes is a divine hero whose homeland was troy. My lovely boy, purred zeus, as his hands began to roam over ganymede s slender form. One day jupiter caught a glimpse of the young boy and was overwhelmed with a desire to bring ganymede to olympus to serve as th. The gentle giants of ganymede goodreads share book. Yet when sable and ganymede do break out, nothing happens. Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and. Greek mythology often portrays ganymedes as the god of homosexuality.
The tale of zeus and ganymede revisited, a mythology fiction. Hogans prose have improved markedly but the plotting for the gentle giants of ganymede doesnt achieve the same level of excitement as that of his first book. Today marks the release of the fourth book in the clockwork century series of steampunk novels from author cherie priest. The myth of zeus and ganymede has many identities, one of which is an ancient cretan teaching myth, showing the way to an honorable love between. Stealing ganymede kindle edition by warren, j download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Or the abduction of ganymede castiel by the lord zeus dean prompt. Dressed in a loose shift tied with a belt and carrying panpipes. Homer describes ganymede as the most beautiful of mortals, and in one version of the myth zeus falls in love with his beauty and abducts him in the form of an eagle to serve as cupbearer in olympus. Smashwords ganymede and other romantic short stories. Zeus, lusting for the boy, transformed into an eagle and swooped down to earth. In latere versies wordt het een homoerotisch verhaal en is. As a radical christian lebanese militia plans an act of terrorism, colin gordon, a cia case officer under diplomatic cov. Zeus could be seen as intimidating to most but ganymede knew better, he knew that the god valued him in a way one would with a priceless doll.192 607 1116 1554 1484 737 1120 625 380 1179 443 670 528 1495 116 1016 1238 1401 1135 886 1328 1564 1150 237 59 1058 303 373 129 937 32 1566 674 494 964 701 1237 652 468 1026 1109 590 1393 2 283