What have I done? Who will look after mother?
Oh, if I only I hadn’t made a promise!
Again, the gods heard the pleas of Perseus, and he was soon joined by Hermes and Athena.
Perseus, son of Zeus, do not be afraid.
We have come to help you in your quest to slay the Gorgon.
Yes, you are our brother.
And we have seen the wicked deeds of Polydectus.
The Gods blessed upon him many gifts, with which he would use to slay the mighty Gorgon,
Take this sword as your weapon,
and these winged sandals.
Here, I give you this shield, you can use it as a mirror to see Medusa through because you cannot look at her directly.
Our last item is this helmet. It makes the wearer invisible, so be careful with it.
Thank you for these gifts, brother, sister. I will use them well.