There is nothing worse after being exhausted than having to swim in the cold open sea with heavy armor. My teeth were chattering from the cold, my whole body was shaking, my legs ached and my arm was spasming.
Samian ships were no match for the storm that soon overtook the sea. In a moment we were all soaked and the strong wind made the raindrops hit us like needles. Before the first charge, a lightning bolt hit Mount Micala which made everyone quiet.
As in any fight, the youngest and most inexperienced are always the first to fall.
He could drown, either with a spearhead through his back or a blade buried in his thigh, or even be captured and sold as a slave.
In any case, his wife would no longer see him.
If today I am known for being the Aegis bearer (shield beared by Zeus in the war against the Titans) there must be a reason and it begins in the fall of the eighty-fifth Olympic games.
It was in the port region of Piraeus, 45 stades from the acropolis of Athens.