Hephaestus, the god of fire is the only god hot enough
You are HEPHAESTUS. Helped by the South and West Winds, you start an immense fire which burns up the corpses, and all the vegetation along the river. Your heat is too much for Xanthus, who gives up - as he sees his waters disappearing in steam! Finally Hera calls you off. No need to punish a god just to help a man. Now the other gods join in, as Zeus laughs.

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