Tags: Fantasy Historical Short Story
A short story from the perspective of Atlas, the Titan forced to hold up the skies. During the earth-shattering battle between the Gods of Olympus and the Titans, one of the four pillars that held up the sky was shattered. The sky was imbalanced for the remainder of the war. But when the Gods won, Zeus - Master of Olympus - decided to force one of the great Titan generals to be a replacement as eternal punishment. One of the more powerful of the Titans, Atlas was forced to stand under the immense weight of the sky. This story takes place in the modern day, a recollection of the leaps and bounds us humans have come.