Third of Three

“Is it difficult, being the youngest brother?”

“I imagine it is for many youngest brothers.”

“But for you, your older brothers are so powerful.”

“Mastery over the sea and all creatures in it, all vessels upon it; and dominion over the whole world? What’s so powerful about that?”

“You are powerful too, my love.”

“Sure, I get control over the castoffs, the leftovers once the big boys are done playing, the remains, the skeletons and the disembodied souls.”

“Stop whining, Hades. I love to root for the undergod.”