letters to the children of troy

  • Achilles: I may not live to see our glory
  • Aphrodite: Hephy? There's a letter for you
  • Hephaestus: It's from Achilles. I'll read it later
  • Achilles: But I will gladly join the fight
  • Aphrodite: No. It's from his Mother
  • Hephaestus: His mother?
  • Achilles: And when our children tell our story
  • Hephaestus: Will you read it?
  • Achilles: They'll tell the story of tonight
  • Aphrodite: {Reading the letter} On Tuesday the 27th, my son was killed in a battle against Troyan troops retreating from Troy. As you know, Achilles dreamed of emancipating and recruiting 3000 men for the first all-black military regiment
  • His dream of freedom for these men dies with him."
  • Achilles: Tomorrow there'll be more of us...
  • Aphrodite: Hephy. Are you alright?
  • Hephaestus: ....I-I have so much work to do.....