The Helios Disaster is a mythical tale in which a father gives birth to a twelve-year-old girl, splitting his head in the process. Father and daughter are separated. The girl is placed into foster care and comes under the spell of the Pentecostal movement. When she starts speaking in tongues, she s admitted to a psychiatric ward. All the time, she longs to meet her father and eventually they run away together. The question of who the girl and her father are draws nearer. So close that the gods start to long for them. So much that eventually they cause the Helios disaster in order to bring them home.
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