By Claire Simpson

whereas her mom is making an attempt to pair her off with a by no means finishing procession of mistaken older males, Persephone is extra attracted to exploring the outdated shrines of fogotten gods and keeping off the makes an attempt at friendship prolonged via her half-sister Helen. unsatisfied with the responsiblity of her demi-god prestige, Persephone chooses in its place to easily forget about her talents, which are tough whilst the grass is sort of actually becoming underneath her street.

Helen has her personal difficulties, her father is a godly playboy who has hassle remembering the names of all of his little ones, and her mother's more and more unpredictable psychological country has noticeable Helen shipped off to stick with her step-mother within the nation. made up our minds to not unfastened what continues to be of her social status, Helen is fortunately ready to marry a stranger, viewing it as a merely enterprise association. it is a disgrace that the one male inside of ten miles that she may possibly even think about is fortunately dwelling with a mountain nymph on his father's farm.

After being kidnapped through Hades, the god of the Underworld, Persephone focuses all of her consciousness on warding off his advances and aiding others trapped there, whereas above her the realm, now disadvantaged of her talents, is loss of life. As her self belief in her break out starts off to dwindle, Persephone quickly unearths that her personal lifestyles is seeping away, and she's sure it will not be lengthy ahead of the Underworld claims her as one among it really is own.

Set earlier than the occasions of the Trojan struggle, and lengthy sooner than Paris' recognized kidnap of the married Helen of Troy, the development that marked the beginning of Troy's downfall, 'Breath of the Earth' winds jointly the tales of Persephone, Helen and Paris.

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