Episode Notes

First Flowers

At long last, we return to the story of Orpheus.

Orpheus Looks Back and Loses Eurydice

When he finally came back from the Underworld, Orpheus had lost more than just his wife. His ego and psyche were in tatters from his abject failure.

Orpheus' Sorrow Pascal-adolphe jean dagnan bouveret

In time, Orpheus managed to rebuild a life for himself — a life decidedly different from his previous one, a life that would reinvent (and call into question) his legacy for the ages to come.

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The music in today’s episode is from The Ten Thousand Things.

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