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by Micha F. Lindemans
In Greek legend, the daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta. Antigone was to be buried alive by order of King Creon for burying her brother Polynices (slain in combat with his brother Eteocles) against the tyrant's express command. Ismene declared that she had aided her sister and asked to share the same fate.

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