Zeus and Kronos
Kronos was the king of the Titans.
He was very afraid that one of his children would kill him just as he had murdered
his own father. He was so worried he started to eat his own children after
they were born, much to his wife Rhea's horror!
After the birth of their sixth child, Zeus, Rhea played a trick on Kronos. She gave him a stone to swallow instead of the baby. She hid Zeus in a cave and the young god was brought up by a goat.
When Zeus was older he asked to become Kronos' cup-bearer. He put a special potion in his father's wine that caused Kronos to vomit up his children. He also vomited up the stone which he was tricked into swallowing. Then Zeus led his brothers and sisters into battle against Kronos and the Titans. Zeus and his brothers and sisters won the battle and Zeus became the king of the gods.