Medea reminds Jason of what she has sacrificed for him and what evil she has done on his behalf. She reminds him that since she is from Colchis and is, therefore, a foreigner in Greece and without a Greek mate, she will not be welcome anywhere else. Jason tells Medea that he has given her enough already, but that he will recommend her to the care of his friends and he has many as witnessed by the gathering of the Argonauts.
Jason's friends need not be bothered because as it turns out Aegeus of Athens arrives and agrees that Medea may find refuge with him. With her future assured, Medea turns to other matters. Medea is a witch.
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Jason knows this, as do Creon and Glauce, but Medea seems appeased. She presents a wedding gift to Glauce of a dress and crown, and Glauce accepts them. When Glauce puts on the robe it burns her flesh. Unlike Hercules , she immediately dies.
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Creon dies, too, trying to help his daughter. Although thus far, Medea's motives and reactions seem at least understandable, then Medea does the unspeakable.
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She slaughters her own two children. Her revenge comes when she witnesses Jason's horror as she flies off to Athens in the chariot of the sun god Helios Hyperion , her ancestor. Share Flipboard Email. Unexpectedly for Pelias, Jason succeeded in the mission, with Medea's help.
When Jason and Medea returned, Pelias refused to give up the throne until he dies. That was when Medea tricked Pelias' daughters into killing him: she told them to cut him up into pieces and boil the pieces, assuring them that this was for restoring their father's youth.
Jason and Medea Part Four: the Escape
Jason was unfaithful to Medea and sought to replace her with Princess Glauce as his new wife. Medea murdered Glauce and, to spite Jason, killed their children as well. Then she escaped to Athens. One day, Theseus came to Athens. Medea recognized him as King Aegeus' son and worried that Theseus would become king instead of her son, Medus.
So she sent Theseus to capture the Marathonian Bull, an emblem of Cretan power. Theseus returned victorious, and sacrificed the bull. Medea then tried to kill him by mixing poison in his wine. Just before Theseus could drink the wine, Aegeus knocked the wine cup out of his hands.
Aegeus recognized Theseus as his son and successor and became aware of Medea's deceptions. Aegeus banished Medea and she supposedly fled to Asia subsequently called Media, whose inhabitants thereupon changed their name to Medes. She died but no myths  ever said the cause of her death. Dionysus mentions Medea as one of the people Percy should ask if he wants to know how heroes always betray women and confirm that heroes are a selfish lot. She begins to show the demigods her stock of magic objects and potions. She shows a momentary flash of anger when she hears the name of Jason, same as that of the hero who betrayed her.
Soon, Piper realizes that Medea is up to no good. When Jason and Leo seem to want to keep shopping, Piper notices that Medea is charmspeaking them into buying whatever she wants them to. Piper attempts to snap them out of it with her own charmspeak and the stories of the horrible things Medea committed in the past.
Medea is revealed to have captured Coach Hedge and the venti caged in the bottom floor of the mall. The demigods ask for the price to retrieve the captives. Medea says the price would be quite high since the trade is unfair, and that the person buying the product is named Jason. She continues to charmspeak them to the point where they are barely listening to Piper. Medea tells them to chop each other into pieces so she could bring them back to life even stronger the same way she killed Pelias.
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Leo and Jason pull out their weapons. Piper gets Medea to admit that she can see the future. Medea reveals that she divined that Leo would rise up against Gaea , so she warned Gaea from the Underworld. This event set in motion the awakening of Gaea and the death of Leo's mother. As a reward, Medea was set free of the Underworld and allowed to return to the land of the living, as long as her mall remained underground so Gaea could keep watch on anyone that entered.
Eventually, Jason and Leo come to their senses. Medea immediately releases her two sun dragons on the two demigods. She tries to run away and Piper chases her. Piper fatally wounds Medea by throwing poisonous chemicals on her. Meanwhile, Leo summons Festus , who helps Leo and Jason to defeat the sun dragons and pick up the cages containing Coach Hedge and the storm spirits.
Just before the demigods escape, Medea cries out that she doesn't want to be abandoned again as she was by Jason. She almost manages to gain Piper's sympathy by offering to cure Jason of his amnesia.
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The demigods choose to leave Medea, however, when they realize that she is only trying to buy more time to destroy them. She is an agent of Gaea, and the one who Hera warned them about. As they fly away with Coach Hedge and the storm spirits , they look back to make sure the she isn't chasing them.
Later in the book, Aphrodite appears to Piper in her dream where she is shopping in Medea's mall. Aphrodite warns Piper that Medea will return later on, along with others. Clytius mentioned Medea to Hazel Levesque as a reason she should not trust the goddess Hecate. While Apollo , Meg, and Piper are exploring the Labyrinth, Medea flew on a golden chariot pulled by her sun dragons and tried to charmspeak Meg McCaffrey into taking her to be with her stepfather.
She then explained how she was going to extract the last of Apollo's immortal essence, add it to leftover power of her grandfather Helios , and take the combined power of Apollo and Helios and put it into Caligula to make him the new god of the sun. She fought the daughter of Aphrodite but is taken out by a poison dart. After Apollo stabs himself she and Caligula rush to perform the ritual before he dies.