The Goddess bestows him with unusual swordly prowess and sets him loose with a demigod named Shorty for a companion.
If Cain is the eponym of the Kenites it is quite possible that Abel was originally a South Judaean demigod or hero; on this, see Winckler, Gesch.
The anciennes cohues de France, gay, familiar and military, gave place to a stilted court life, a perpetual adoration, a very ceremonious and very complicated ritual, in which the demigod pontificated even in his dressing-gown.
Theocritus (Idyll 17) hails Ptolemy Philadelphus as a demigod, and speaks of his father as seated among the gods along with Alexander.
He sat as the dream faded and patted the necklace with the dangling sun-star symbol marking his demigod status.
Talon's a demigod, and he thinks he can take on Czerno.
He'd felt similar when the Black God's powers crept through him, stripping his demigod powers in preparation to give him something more.
They are not placed in the astral by the evil demigod, but have been placed there by the Light.
exhorted to vote for Governor Brooke, her mother's demigod, her mother's boyfriend.
The best known have all been made into stage-plays, and it is in this form that they usually come before the notice of the general public. Amongst them are Ramakien, taken from the great Hindu epic Ramayana; Wetyasunyin, the tale of a king who became an ascetic after contemplation of a withered tree; Worawongs, the story of a prince who loved a princess and was killed by the thrust of a magic spear which guarded her; Chalawan, the tale of a princess beloved by a crocodile; Unarud, the life story of Anuruddha, a demigod, the grandson of Krishna; Phumhon, the tale of a princess beloved by an elephant; Prang tong, a story of a princess who before birth was promised to a "yak" or giant in return for a certain fruit which her mother desired to eat.
And yes, I'll make you a demigod, not because you deserve it, but because you did something useful for the first time in your life!
Allegedly, Talon's been given demigod status.
Jonny snatched the sword Dusty used against Talon and plunged it through the frozen demigod.
Damian had granted him immortality along with his other demigod powers, plus the one authority no other immortal had: the ability to kill one of their own who got out of line or broke the divine codes.
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