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Hera Hera is Zues wife and sister She was raised by the Titans Ocean and Tethys She is the protector of marriage and takes special care of married women Heras marriage was founded by zueses ways of getting her to marry Zeus asked her but it was unsuccessful He then turned to trickery changing himself into a cute hurt bird Hera feeling sorry for the bird held it to her chest to warm it Zues started taking advantage of Hera Then the tricky Zues surprised her by changing back into human After the scare he raped Hera She then married him to cover her shame Once when Zeus was being unfair to the other gods Hera convinced them to join to gang up Her part in the plan was to drug Zeus and in this she was successful The gods then got the sleeping Zeus to a couch and tied many knots This done they began to fight over the next step Briareus overheard the arguements Briareus then slipped in and was able to quickly untie the many knots Zeus jumped up from the couch and juiced up his thuderbolt The gods fell to their knees begging for mercy He took Hera and hung her from the sky with gold chains She cried in pain all night but none of the others dared to interfere Her crying kept Zeus up and the next morning he agreed to release her if she would swear never to gang up again So she agreed While she never again rebelled she often disagreed against Zeuss plans and she was often able to out smart him easily Most stories concerning Hera have to do with her jealous revenge for Zeuss girls Her sacred animals are the cow and the Peacock Her favorite city is Argos That is what I
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