The wind blew the flame of the lamp into darkness; the moon still shone through the storm on to the face of Thanatos.
At noon she awoke, crying aloud that the Red Mouse claimed her soul from Thanatos.
The Greeks had imagined Thanatos 14 as a winged genius; that was correct.
More helpless even than she had been when first she had claimed back his life from Thanatos.
But there is one reason more, which I have reserved for the last: Thanatos summons me.
Thanatos holds silence, and can wait; for him must all things ripen and to him must all things fall at last.
There it stands while we debate; as Thanatos and Heracles fought over the veiled queen.
He told me he had heard his master, two hours before, saddle Thanatos, and ride away.
When she arose, at length, she met the eyes of Hypnos and Oneiros and Thanatos—the gentle gods who give forgetfulness to men.
On the other hand, Thanatos looked very much alive, and in lovely condition!
Thanatos Than·a·tos or than·a·tos (thān'ə-tōs')
See death instinct.