Otherwise known as the Moirae, these timeless old biddies weave the threads of destiny that control your life. The original spin doctors.
All the good and evil that befalls you is woven into your destiny and cannot be altered even one jot. You may find this a little unfair, but it’s the stuff great Greek tragedies are made of.
As the daughters of primeval night deities Erebus and Nyx (though some claim that Zeus and Themis should be held responsible), the Fates control the destinies of all. Even the Gods are subject to their decisions.
Under the Romans they became just as popular under the name Parcae. Who could have foreseen that?
Fates Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Moirae, Moirai, Three-Fates
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Fate and Destiny
Area of expertise: Fate, Destiny
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 10817
Fates RelationshipsFather: Erebus
Members: Atropos, Clotho, Lachesis
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Article last revised on September 05, 2018 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.