Hercules learns from Katrina, a scribe, that Icarus is dead and his father, Hercules' old friend Daedalus, is being blamed. On the way to Euboa to see Daedalus, Hercules and Katrina see a large flaming crossbow used to destroy a village, and learn it is Daedalus' invention. When evil King Nikolas uses another of Daedalus' inventions to try to destroy Hercules, Daedalus at last realizes that burying his grief in work is hurting other people, but King Nikolas refuses to let Daedalus quit.
Did You Know?
In Greek mythology Daedalus was a brilliant inventor but was not associated with war machines. Aside from the famous wings he made a fake cow to help a queen seduce a bull and a maze to hold the resulting human/bull hybrid. Now, Archimedes of Syracuse was famous mostly as the greatest mathematician of his age. But, he was the inventor of a devastating solar heat ray and a ship sinking grappling claw. See more
No Silly Nutty was harmed during the production of this motion picture. However, quite a few filberts and cashews sacrificed their lives in the name of progress. See more