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The labyrinth on the Stranger's string wall, "Truths"

Theseus and the Minotaur is a myth in Greek mythology. A play based on the myth was set up at the Winden school with Martha Nielsen in the lead role of Ariadne, and Dark features several allusions and connections to elements from the myth.


  • The labyrinth
  • Lunar/annual cycles
  • "Sacrifice" of men/women to the Minotaur
  • The red string
  • Mino Tauros is the publisher of H.G. Tannhaus' novel "A Journey Through Time."
  • Nietzsche wrote a poem entitled "Ariadne's Lament".He also developed the concept of Eternal Recurrences in which the past repeats itself and suffering continues to be experienced over and over again. Charlotte Doppler, in the episode "Truths", tells Ulrich that her grandfather was obsessed with the lunar/solar cycle, Big Bang, Big Crunch, and Nietzsche's eternal recurrences.
  • S. 2 Ep. 5 In the phone [Martha Nielsen's] used for time traveling the screensaver writes ariadne on it