Fatal Maternity (part 6): Spousal Revenge Filicide

When the Greek enchantress Medea married the leader of the Argonauts, Jason, she devoted her gift of prophecy and magic to help him obtain the Golden Fleece from King Aeëtes of Colchis, her father. She offered her husband her magic abilities, her advice, her love, loyalty, and eventually, she gave him two sons. They went on the run together, slicing her brother to pieces and throwing his corpse into the sea to delay being captured.

She gave to Jason her life, her love, and even betrayed her own blood with theft and murder, in order to please…

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Lavinia Thompson

Lavinia Thompson

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Just an old garden witch who writes about murder, true and fictional.