Hercules was a man of great enduance and strength, honored in this Greek tale. Hera, Queen of the Gods, is jealous of Hercules and his father Zeus. When Hercules is boastful and brash, Hera inflicts him with a terrible fate. Hera tricks him into blind destructiveness then forces him to atone for his acitons. Hercules admits his faults and takes on the famous Labours of Hercules.