Mars was the son of Jupiter and Juno. Nobody
liked him much, not the gods and not the mortals.
Mars was tall and handsome, and
mean and self-centered. His sidekick, Discordia, the spirit of disagreement,
traveled everywhere with him. They carried four lesser spirits along as well -
the spirits of Pain, Panic, Famine, and Oblivion.
In Roman mythology, Mars did not care who
won or lost a battle. He just liked to see bloodshed. Most of
the other gods stayed as far away from Mars as possible. He only caused
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