Dating artemis dreaming
Apollo stiffened in anger at the mention of his sister's name, for he had forgotten his mis-informed but potent jealousy. You insult me--mortal," Apollo said, standing up, his face a blaze of wrath.
Orion cowered at his feet, an unlikely posture for such a noble man, but he thought it prudent in the face of this capricious god.
In the evenings around the fire they bared their souls and told each other about their lives, their lost loves, their secrets.
Orion spoke of the men he had loved and hoped to love again.
He went out, hoping to meet Artemis and tell her of his dream, but outside his door waited the giant scorpion from his dream, more terrible in reality than even in his mind.
Later in the morning, Artemis attended to her priestesses elsewhere, and left her brother and friend to amuse themselves together.
Now Apollo is very beautiful; he is the sun; he is a god selected to sit among the twelve Olympians. Orion was immediately captivated by him, and naturally so.
Even the gods and goddesses took notice of him, and enjoyed his company.
But his favoured fortune led to his early death and legendary destiny. One day while he was hunting in the forest, he came upon a beautiful young woman who was also hunting, with a pack of the finest hounds he had ever seen.