Mythology Quotes

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"Do you know why we call ourselves Sons of Ares, Darrow? To the Romans, Mars was the god of war—a god of military glory, defense of the hearth and home. Honorable and all. But Mars is a fraud. He is a romanticized version of the Greek god Ares."

- Dancer O'Faran
Red Rising, ch. 8: Dancer, p. 63

"Ares was a bastard, an evil patron of rage, violence, bloodlust, and massacre."

- Dancer O'Faran
Red Rising, ch. 8: Dancer, p. 63

"Polemides is Greek for “child of war.”"

- Darrow O'Lykos
Red Rising, ch. 14: Andromedus, p. 104

"Phobos means fear. In myth, he was the offspring of Aphrodite and Ares, the child of love and war."

- Darrow O'Lykos
Morning Star, ch. 14: The Vampire Moon, p. 103