Music: Dresden Helen

The Story. When the war was over, when Troy was a city of smoke, Menelaus found Helen and they set sail together, over the ever-moving sea, for Greece. Aithra, the sorceress, was watching them. She called the winds to bring them to her and they came at night, when the palace was dark and the sky was full of storm.

Menelaus had been meaning to kill Helen for her treachery but the rain and the furious waves made him forget his fury. In Aithra's castle drugs made him dream again of stabbing Paris and murdering the casual queen. When he awoke, Helen...

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