The delicious Hebe bathes Ares
Hera and Athena now also return to Olympus. They've done enough to turn the tide back in favour of the Greeks. The mortals fight on alone, with all the top Greeks making kills: Ajax, Diomedes, Agamemnon, Antilochus. The Trojans are in trouble, and it looks as if Zeus has forgotten his promise to Thetis. But one Greek leader is reluctant to kill a Trojan who pleads for mercy.

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