Olympos

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From on high, the gods make sport of the mortals who toil below them. None know the cruelty of these beings better than Ganymede, a beautiful prince who was torn away from his family by the gods' divine hands. Granted immortality, Ganymede now whiles away his days in an inescapable miniature garden for the amusement of the gods, particularly Apollo. But the gods themselves are no strangers to the boredom of eternal life, and as Ganymede quickly discovers, they will do anything to keep themselves entertained, both...

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Overview

From on high, the gods make sport of the mortals who toil below them. None know the cruelty of these beings better than Ganymede, a beautiful prince who was torn away from his family by the gods' divine hands. Granted immortality, Ganymede now whiles away his days in an inescapable miniature garden for the amusement of the gods, particularly Apollo. But the gods themselves are no strangers to the boredom of eternal life, and as Ganymede quickly discovers, they will do anything to keep themselves entertained, both at his expense and at one another's...

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Heinz is a young man who yearns to fulfill his dreams. Never really expecting to get an answer, he appeals to the heavens for help. To his surprise, sun god Apollo appears before him, and thus begins a quest that will take Heinz to the very outskirts of a distant reality where boundless adventures await him. An evocative graphic story that stretches back and forward into time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316209502
  • Publisher: Orbit
  • Publication date: 6/26/2012
  • Edition description: Translatio
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 423,023
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Manga creator Aki is a talented artist who, in addition to publishing manga, illustrates several light novels and is part of the doujinshi circle Shachou no Subako.

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  • Posted July 11, 2012

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    Like mythology? You don't need any previous knowledge to read this!

    Very whimsical gods play with humans on Earth out of boredom. Best premise for a story ever? Yep ^-^ . Apollo (on the cover) himself even talks to his offered human sacrifice instead of eating her, and later keeps a historical Trojan Prince as a "pet". Don't miss one of the most interesting manga titles out right now!

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