Phaethon

Moral lesson: Listen to your elders.

Summary: Phaethon is the son of the Sun-God, but his friends don't believe him, so he decides to go and ask him himself. He finds out that he is the Sun-Gods son. His dad promises him anything he asks for to prove that he is his father. Phaethon asks to ride his fathers car for one day, but his father warns him that it is dangerous. Phaethon does not listen to his father and drives the car anyway, he dies at the end.

Connections: Phaeton the planet, several ships have been named after him in the British Royal Navy.

Explanation: In Mythology the sun is driven by a chariot for sunrise and sunset.

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