Oedipus Myth Variant
A baby named Oedipus was soon to be born to a prominent couple in the Mediterranean. The husband and wife were the trusted owners of a very successful investment management business. The father of Oedipus, Laius, came from nothing and worked his whole life to accomplish what he has done. Laius wants his son to want for nothing so he will provide him everything. In doing so Laius never taught Oedipus any lessons. Oedipus grew up asking for more and getting exactly what he wanted. He was a charming young man and just assumed that his qualities he exerted on the outside would get him to where his father was. Oedipus always took from his father and this led to a disconnection in the relationship he had with his mother. They grew distant during his childhood. Once he moved out of his house he went through a string of relationships with women who were similar to his own mother. Oedipus never received true love from his mother so he spent most of his adult life looking for it, which has not been working out for him. Continuing on his current journey, the day for Oedipus to take reigns of his father’s company finally came. The people loved him, while he lived off of his father’s reputation. One day he went to another city for a potential investment. Getting in over his head, he speculated on the investment that looked like a sure bet. Oedipus threw all the money his father gave him into the...