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The Oracle Tales are quotes from the Oracle in which she recalls the history of Delphi, what happened to it as well as Greek history and mythology. The quotes are available when interacting with different elements of the map.

Temple Terrace #1Edit

"Ever young Apollo. Shining from on high. Most beloved of the gods. He left a trail of broken hearts and bastard children wherever he went."
— The Oracle


Temple Terrace #2Edit

"This city was dedicated to the sun god Apollo whose arrows fell the monster named Python on this very site. This is also why men referred to his oracle as the Pythia."
— The Oracle

Temple Terrace #3Edit

"When the trial started Chaos transformed the city, spreading like a pestilence. My enemy station guards are out here. They should have been more careful wher they stood."
— The Oracle

Upper RoadEdit

"Wondering who they were? Members of a prominent family, immortalized simply because they could afford it. This city is as much a monument to vanity that it is to the gods."
— The Oracle

MarketplaceEdit

"There were many Pythia before me. Poor young girls, forced to breathe noxious vapors, risking death if their prophecy was not to the listener's liking."
— The Oracle


Offering of the AttalidsEdit

"Heracles, the most venerated hero of my age. Nevermind that he enslaved and murdered women, starting with his first wife."
— The Oracle

Castalian Spring #1Edit

"The Hesperides, three sisters who guarded the apples of immortality. There were several sisterly trios in those days. Some less... beauteous than others. All woefully mistreated."
— The Oracle

Castalian Spring #2Edit

"These are the Nereids, sea nymphs ?? with Poseidon. They represented the beauty of the ocean. About Poseidon, the less said the better."
— The Oracle

Amphitheater #1Edit

"The mighty Bellerophon, first to tame Pegasus. Slayer of Chimera. He also murdered his brother, but all anyone remembers are the good deeds."
— The Oracle

Amphitheater #2Edit

"Behold Bellerophon, who thought himself worthy of treading the halls of Olympus. Zeus struck him down for his insolence."
— The Oracle

Intersection of Treasuries #1Edit

"Once pilgrims came from near and far, offering their riches to secure my blessings. When I was forced to begin the Sentinel trial not one of them could by their way out."
— The Oracle

Intersection of Treasuries #2Edit

"This is the sculptor Pygmalion. He fell in love with his own creation so the gods brought her to life. Her name was Galatea, she left him in less than a year."
— The Oracle

Intersection of Treasuries #3Edit

"King Acrisius locked his daughter and grandson in this chest, then casted them upon the waves to die. If only it had worked, one evil act could have prevented so much more suffering."
— The Oracle

Stoa of the AtheniansEdit

"This is Themistocles who saved Athens from the Persians, only to be exiled and lived out his days in service to the Persians. Never forget, your strongest ally could be your worst enemy tomorrow."
— The Oracle

Spartan Monument #1Edit

"This statue commemorates a bull who led fishermen to bountiful catches. In gratitude, they sacrificed the bull to Poseidon. Men have always repaid kindness with betrayal."
— The Oracle

Spartan Monument #2Edit

"King Acrisius learned from the oracle that he is destined to be murdered by his own grandson. He imprisoned his daughter so she could never bear child. But the fates are not easily cheated."
— The Oracle

River of Sorrow #1Edit

"An apple from the garden of the Hesperides. It was said to grant immortality. Alas things are seldom what they appeared to be."
— The Oracle


River of Sorrow #2Edit

"Persephone, queen of the underworld. She spend half the year in Hades causing the Earth to grow cold and barren. I wonder what calamities befall the world of man while you are here with me."
— The Oracle

Python Pass #1Edit

"The gods of Olympus often gave gifts to their champions. These were for a demigod who should have been strangled in the crib."
— The Oracle

Python Pass #2Edit

"This arrow came from Apollo's quiver. Let it serve as a warning, never to tempt the wrath of the gods."
— The Oracle

Cliff Ruins #1Edit

"This belong to the first woman, Pandora, who Hephaestus created on his forge. Her fate was a warning not to be wary of women but of any human not born of man."
— The Oracle

Cliff Ruins #2Edit

"Hephaestus himself labored here, forging the Keledones, the Talos and Pandora herself. A misshapen brute crafting exquisite beauty. Never judge by appearance, never."
— The Oracle

Cliff Ruins #3Edit

"Behold fair Andromeda offered as sacrifice by her parents to the sea monster Cetus. The so-called hero who rescued Andromeda murdered her fiancé and claimed her for himself."
— The Oracle

Cliff Ruins #4Edit

"The Talos was an artificial being who guarded Crete. Pandora was an artificial being who unleashed all evils. Which one are you, my champion? A Talos or a Pandora?"
— The Oracle
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