Athena the Brain
1 The Letter
A STRANGE, GLITTERY BREEZE WHOOSHED into Athena’s bedroom window one morning, bringing a rolled-up piece of papyrus with it. She jumped up from her desk and watched in amazement as it swirled above her.
“A message for Athena from Mount Olympus!” the wind howled. “Art thou present?”
“Yes, I’m thou. I’m present. I mean—I’m Athena,” she...