The Sphinx found the baby abandoned on the shore of her island, left in a boat by a warrior who had failed to answer her riddle. She was fascinated by the tiny, wailing creature.
Changeless and immortal, the Sphinx was ageless. She decided to adopt the baby, to better understand mortals and their habits. She didn’t come to love her until later.
Over the years, the baby grew into a child, who became a woman. The Sphinx taught her everything she could. One day her daughter left to join the human world, and the Sphinx waited for her to return.

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