The Wop Essay

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I guess this is the first time I am telling my life story to another one, in all honesty it fells weird but I guess this is something I am obligated to do. A name is something I prefer not to have, most that have seen me call me The forbidden son, for my mother and father where to never conceive a child let alone let one live; They were too keep a distance because their own father was not found of the relationship they wanted but that is a story for another day, for now you may address me by my former name Archelius. As a child I was left for dead at the base of a mount, the young woman and gentlemen who picked me up and took me in as their own child was just suffering from their infant boy's death when they came to the mount to pray to the gods of their land. The ones that took me in named me Archelius after their dead son, they assumed they were blessed with me by the Gods but little did they know I was born from Apollo; God of archery, light, and Craft and Athena; the Goddess of war and wisdom. To most this would be a good thing but in all honesty they could not have been more cursed with the mistake they have made.As a youngling I was put into Iolcos best military school for my parents wanted a warrior for a son and as me appreciating what they have done for me I did whatever they told me to do. Though they never told me about my past I have never question them and they have always had my undying loyalty and love as a son but needless to say I was never the best warrior in the school of Iolcos, I was skinny, weak, slow, and lacked what every student had in that school…. skill. Though what I lacked in strength I could make up for in smarts, for a kid my age I was smarter than the average fighter, Hell smarter than the average person but even then that did not help me from being constantly persecuted, threatened, Intimidated and terrorized every day by a warrior by the name of Jason son of Aeson. Jason and his small group of warrior's despised me for one reason only and that was because they had reasons to believe that I was a child that did not belong in a military school for I had lacked the skills to be a true soldier of Iolcos and they all were right, what good did I have being in a school for soldiers when I could not even defend myself let alone my city…. At least that is what I thought until one day my entire life changed within a beat of my heart.It came a day when we soldiers was required to show what we have learned in the school to king Aeson to prove to him that we were fit to be in his army. In the test there were 5 quantities we must show in the order of; strength, Leadership, swordsmanship, speed, and archery in demand to pass the test. As being paired up with Jason and his squad on that day I feared that I would be removed from the school and disappoint my mother and father who took me in, so as the day goes on and the test we start the test I am in last place to all my peers and at this point in the test I am...

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