IROQUOIS EPIC MYTH: HODADEION

Iroquois longhouse lodge villageSince these items have proven so popular here’s another of my neglected epic myths presented in chapter format.

PART ONE: THE GOD OF MAGIC – The demigod Hodadeion was the son of the creator deity Tharonhiawakon and a mortal woman. He and his siblings discover their mother’s village to be deserted, the latest victim of a coven of cannibalistic wizards. Hodadeion sets out to slay the wizards and to see if any trace of life remains in other villages. CLICK HERE 

PART TWO: THE WASP-MEN – Hodadeion comes across a few more deserted villages and then gets attacked by the Wasp-Men, winged insectoid humanoids. CLICK HERE

PART THREE: THE WIZARD HODIADATGON – Hodadeion finds his path barred by an evil master of “otgon” – negative or dark life energy. To continue on his quest the hero must defeat Hodiadatgon in a duel of magic. CLICK HERE 

PART FOUR: THE EYELESS ONE – The god of magic is lured into a clash with another practitioner of otgon. This one is a man who traded away his eyes and his very name to gain his powers. Hodadeion and the Eyeless One gamble against each other, with the loser slated to be decapitated. CLICK HERE

PART FIVE: WITCHES WITH HIDDEN HEARTS – The wind god Geha offers our hero some advice as he does battle with a trio of witches who cannot be defeated until their hidden hearts are uncovered and destroyed. CLICK HERE   

PART SIX: HORNED SERPENTS – In order to cross a mighty river Hodadeion must resort to even more magical implements from his pouch to overcome a pair of gigantic serpents with deer-horns. CLICK HERE 

PART SEVEN: THE TWIN HERONS – The god of magic is attacked by a pair of horse-sized white herons who turn out to be a pair of shape-changing enchantresses. CLICK HERE 

PART EIGHT: NIAGARA FALLS DEATH-TRAP – Hodadeion struggles to free himself from the enchantress’ death-trap over Niagara Falls. CLICK HERE 

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4 responses to “IROQUOIS EPIC MYTH: HODADEION

  1. So interesting! This story is unlike others from other mythology.

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