Blame it on Zeus’ Thunderbolt: The REAL Origin Story of the Trojan War

Blame it on Zeus’ Thunderbolt: The REAL Origin Story of the Trojan War is a witty, fast-paced and occasionally irreverent tour through the mythological origins of the Trojan War. The troubles begin high atop Mount Olympus when Zeus, King of the Gods, once again falls victim to the insatiable demands of his own deific ‘thunderbolt.’ But what should have been a tawdry little Olympian soap-opera soon devolves into something larger and uglier when three humans – Achilles, Paris, and Helen of Troy – find their fates drawn in to the Olympian drama. And ultimately one of those humans will be required to do what Zeus, King of the Gods, feared to do himself: render a decision in the most famous and disastrous beauty contest in history. You might have heard grim war stories from Homer’s Iliad and cautionary tales of a famous Wooden Horse, but storyteller Jeff Wright promises a different sort of treat: tall tales of the improbable, absurd and sometimes laugh-out-loud ridiculous ORIGINS of that famous Trojan War.

 

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