The Other Troilus

Touchdown vol.108 no.4 (May 2023), pp. 28-31
Illustrated by Tohby Riddle
Touchdown, May 2023
Sailors jumping ship as a sea dragon attacks

If you’ve read your Homer and Virgil, you probably think the Greeks won the Trojan War by sneaking into Troy in a giant wooden horse. Very good! But now let me tell you about 9-year-old Troilus and what really happened to end that famous siege…

Colourful T-Rex Wooden horse, Trojan War–style Easter Island statue + lightning strike