Minutiae of Flight

The story of Icarus is pretty well-known: boy goes out, gets caught up in what he’s doing, doesn’t listen to parent’s warning, and gets in hot water (well, hot wax and cold water, but let’s not be nit-picky), the typical teenage mishap.  It’s so classic, in fact, that even the ancient Greeks thought it deserved a page in the metaphorical book of life.  Lesson learned from this tragic tale?  Heed your parents’ advice, especially if your parent is a genius Athenian inventor, lest you perish.
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Minutiae of Flight