Creating Ripples ... Making Waves
Storytelling Concert About Transformation:
TITLE OF THE STORY:
THE GOLDEN BOX
STORY SOURCE MATERIAL:
Story adaptation from various sources
ABSTRACT/SUMMARY OF THE STORY:
Zeus, the King of the Gods, is angry with Prometheus, a titan, for stealing fire from Mount Olympus and giving it to mankind. Even though he punishes Prometheus, he is still angry beyond reason. So he devises a plan. He has a beautiful woman created by Hephaestus, and has all the gods and goddesses bestow gifts upon her. Zeus presents the woman, named Pandora, to Epimetheus, brother of Prometheus. Pandora notices a small golden box that was left by Prometheus, but is told that she must never open the box. However, one of the gifts bestowed upon her is a strong sense of curiosity. Is she able to resist the secret of the box? What could possibly be inside it? Her decision will affect mankind for eternity.
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