The Persians gear up to take the fight to Athens for their role in the Ionian revolt, but will their armies even arrive?
Persia then began to extend it's grasp into Europe, first by marching on the Cheronese.
Stop marching on us!
The ruler of the Cheronese, an Athenian by the name of Miltiades, up and left with his son and his fortune.
The son was captured, but Darius was merciful.
Give him a house and a wife!
Do I get free Wi-fi too?
Darius now set upon taking his revenge on Athens on Eritria
Mardonius, because I trust you (and you're a little creepy) I am putting you in charge of conqeuring Athens and Eritria. But free free to get anyone else along the way.
Do I have to leave survivors this time?
Mardonius blazed a trail of conquest across the Balkans, taking isolated Greek states and capturing macedonia. Meanwhile his fleet made it's away to Eritria and Athens.
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RUN FOR IT!
Thrace, on the way to Athens...
Due to the losses from the sea monsters and the ambush by the Brygi tribe, Greece was safe for the next 12 years.
So let's fast forward 12 years XD