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Related to the Fates: Moirai, The Muses, The Furies

fate

(fāt),
The ultimate outcome.

fate

(fāt)
The ultimate outcome.
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And now is Doriath drawn within the fate of a mightier realm" (197).
The Fates have sent three previous hunters to catch the Nix and return her to hell.
12) In Greek and Roman mythology, destiny is described variously as a transcendent force of necessity or a personification of this principle in the form of the moirai/parcae, the Fates.
Hesiod was the first to personify the Fates as three very old women who spin the threads of human destiny.
More power to them in their quest to avoid the fates of nylon and cube steaks.