Patroclus stops to help Eurypylus. It will be some time before Achilles hears of Nestors plan
You are HECTOR. You decide to attack on foot all along the line of the Greek wall. Your Trojans and allies are drawn up abreast in five companies:-
Hector >>>>> Paris >>>>> Helenus & Deiphobus >>>>> Aeneas >>>>> Sarpedon & Glaucus

Just before the assault, an eagle flies over and drops a red snake into the Trojan army. You dismiss the portent, because you believe Zeus has already promised victory.

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