An Athenian storyteller and his dog take shelter in the labyrinth of Knossos. There he recounts the story of the minotaur confined to the maze by King Minos ten centuries earlier. When the young hero Theseus came of age, he began walking the heroes path. Reclaiming his rightful place as the son of Athenian king Aegeus, Theseus insisted in traveling to Crete to face the dreaded minotaur. Written by
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Ten centuries ago a creature was born. Child of a terrible passion. Son of a queen, son of a bull. A creature so monstrous, Minos, King of Crete had this maze build to hide him. Every seven years there was a blood tribute paid to Crete. Every seven years a black-sailed ship came from Athens. Seven youths in their prime, seven pure maidens were taken as sacrifice. Brought here to the labyrinth, where every passage is a promise broken, Every way out is a way in and where the Minotaur's savage ...