Hades is the Greek God of the Dead, Mystery, and Wealth, as well as the ruler of the Underworld. Hades was worshiped by the Ancient Greeks and Romans (under the name Pluto), before he was slain by Ares during the War of the Gods while attempting to help protect Mankind from him.
Birth and Rescue Edit
Hades was the eldest male and the fourth child of Kronos, the Titan King of Mount Othrys, and his sister-wife Rhea, born after his sisters Hestia, Demeter, and Hera. Since he was their firstborn son, Rhea had hoped that Hades would not get swallowed, since she believed that Kronos would enjoy raising a son and heir. However, since Hades was a god (a member of a more beautiful and powerful race of immortals then the Titans), Kronos, fearing that Hades would one day overpower him, quickly proceeded to swallow him whole as well. Hades, thus, spent his childhood undigested in his father's stomach along with his sisters, and younger brother Poseidon, who was swallowed shortly thereafter. As a result, Kronos became known as "King Cannibal." Rhea pleaded with Kronos to spare their children but with no success, since even Kronos' great