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Brazilian Artist Illustrates Powerful Yet Forbidden Love Story Based On Myth Of Icarus

Gabriel Picolo is a comic book artist from Brazil and is the mastermind behind this beautiful yet heartbreaking story about love, fire, and loss.

The fabled story of Icarus and the Sun is inspired by a famous myth of a man who died by flying too close to the burning sun with his wings that created from feathers and wax.

Read Picolo’s heartbreaking illustrated story inspired by the Greek myth below:

The beginning

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The beautiful flame of newfound love

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The everlasting heat of passion

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The realisation

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The decision that follows, difficult may it be..

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The stages of grief

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The healing process

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The return of the everlasting love

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The truth comes out

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Source: 9gag