“Hercules” is not the one delusion that Disney ought to contemplate adapting. Referred to as “Quetzalcóatl” to the Aztek and “Kukulcán” to the Maya, this feathered serpent god was initially related to vegetation, however grew in reputation and affect till he was thought-about the god of the morning and night star, dying and resurrection, monks, calendars, books, craftsmen, and goldsmiths.
Quetzalcóatl was one of the vital gods in Aztec mythology as a result of he had a direct hand within the creation of the present universe of mankind. After the dying of the earlier actuality, the Feathered Serpent descended into “Mictlan,” the Aztec underworld, recovered the stays of the earlier universe, and sprinkled them together with his blood to create life anew.
In different myths, he was stated to have refused human sacrifices, a customized the Aztecs are moderately notorious for, in favor of snakes, birds, and butterflies of their stead. He’s additionally stated to have dominated over the lands till evening god “Tezcatlipoca” used black magic to exile him to the east till Quetzalcóatl might lastly make his prophesied return and free his folks eventually.
Although there isn’t any single delusion or story that would appear to work greatest for an adaptation, this hasn’t stopped them earlier than, most notably in Larry Cohen’s low-budget horror flick “Q: The Winged Serpent.” Going past the style trappings and making issues extra kid-friendly, nonetheless, Disney might discover inspiration within the wealthy cultural historical past and artistry of the Aztecs and the Mayans.