The Rape Trial of Medusa
Young and beautiful Medusa was alone in Athena’s Temple at the Acropolis, where she was raped. She did not see her attacker and Athena blamed and punished the young maiden for the rape. She cursed Medusa into the infamous snake-headed monster whose gaze turns any man into stone. After all her years in exile, on her rocky island, Medusa Gorgon will finally have her trial, in New York City. She will be defended by Maggie Harper, the famous defender of women and their rights. The international trial of the century is loaded with politics, moralists, and media of all types, asking the questions: Was Medusa raped? If so, who raped her? And why was she cursed into a monster?
“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as