He’s a sulky old salt who transports souls across the River STYX to the gates of the Underworld.
But not for nothing. Oh no. First you have to pay him a silver coin. Don’t forget to place one under your tongue before they bury you. And even then he might refuse if you haven’t been properly buried.
Isn’t it time the old curmudgeon retired? He must have amassed an amazingly large pension by now. Still, with parents like EREBUS and NYX what can you expect?
CHARON FACTS AND FIGURES
Name : CHARON
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : KHARON
Location : Ancient Greece
Gender : Male
Type : deity
In charge of : Escorting Souls
God of : Psychopomp, Ferryman, Death
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Popularity index : 36042