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A young man named Hero takes on the gods as he plots to send them to the Underworld. Along the way, he meets other humans intent on the same goal. His travels help Hero see an unknown world while making him into a strong leader.

Thursday 10:00 PM et/pt on Syfy
1 Season, 13 Episodes
April 2, 2015
Science Fiction
6.5/10
Cast: Tom York, Sonya Cassidy, Sonita Henry, Matt Frewer
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  • Time stands still in the Temple of Gaia and Chronos allows Hero, Oracle, Daedalus and Medea to cross the bridge over to Olympus. Their first obstacle is a reflective rock wall and Hero finds a novel way for them to pass through.On the other side is a bridge to Tartarus. Eyes closed, they cross the bridge, relying on Oracle's visionary sight and leap to their individual tests.Returning to the bridge, they are called to judgment. Daedalus refuses to be judged and runs off - Hero realizes that Daedalus has taken the ring and chases the inventor down, kills Daedalus and reclaims the ring. Medea is the first to be judged and by a tribunal of her sons: Tisander, Alcimenes and Lykos. She is condemned to spend her everlasting days with Hades.Hero is next and the gods choose Oracle to be his judge. Gaia gives Oracle a choice - between her love for the Gods and her love for Man. Oracle chooses Man and Hero, overwhelmed, accepts her love.Hero and Oracle are transported to a white void and visited by Hermes, Chronos, and Apollo who explain that they were driven to this world by their enemies. Their father, Zeus Meilichios, helped them destroy their adversaries and to avoid future attacks, Chronos drew the gods into a different speed of time hiding them in plain sight. Mankind was created to serve as a smokescreen. However, Zeus fell in love with his creation, Mortal Man, forsaking his own children. The gods couldn't kill their father, so they imprisoned him. The Lexicon was the gods' means of finding a human mercenary who was prepared to sacrifice love, heritage and soul and; therefore able to kill their father Zeus.Hero and Oracle travel to a prison deep within Olympus and confront Zeus - half man and half serpent.Zeus tells Hero he is Zeus' hope for a better world - a mortal balance between the forces of good and evil. Hero is willing to set Zeus fre on one condition: Zeus helps Hero destroy the gods and allow Mortal Man to govern himself.

  • Medea decides to trade her body and soul to Circe. Hermes and Fates distract Hero and his friends.

  • Medea ends up trading her body and soul to Circe. Hermes and deadly Fates distract Hero and his friends.

  • Medea risks her life to find Hero before he can accidently open Pandora's tomb, but when she gets to him she realizes she's too late - Ariadne's dead. A thick fog rolls out of the tomb, quickly spreading its freezing breath throughout the land. Hero and Medea barely get back to the safety of the palace, where Hero faces his second task - taking on his father in a fight to the death.

  • Athens is invaded by King Minos and he won't stop until he has the Lexicon.

  • Hero and Medea arrive at the Temple of Aphrodite where a grim prophecy is revealed.

  • Hero feels forced to work out the Lexicon's riddle.

  • Hero makes his way into Athens to confront his father the King, only to be arrested and turned over to Prince Lykos. Once Lykos discovers Hero's identity, he realizes that his place in the court, and in his father's heart, is threatened.

  • Hero, Oracle and Daedalus are captured are are tortured. As life in Athens grows more dire, Medea arranges for a Dorian mercenary to go on a mission.

  • Hero, Oracle and Daedalus narrowly escape capture and dismemberment by the warrior priests as they make their way to the forest of Troezen in search of the ring. In Athens, Medea agrees to take part in a tribute to Apollo, unaware that she's walking into a trap that could cost the Queen her life.

  • Hero, Oracle and the genius inventor Daedalus team up to form an unlikely alliance in an effort to find Hero's birthright - the Ring of the Magi. Meanwhile, Queen Medea makes a shocking discovery.

  • Hero embarks on a daring journey to rescue the Oracle of Gaia from the cave of the Cyclops and then bring her safely to the temple so that she can answer the riddle of his life in the series premiere of this mythological drama set in Ancient Greece in a world where humans, gods and monsters interact.

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