Daedalus warned his son to follow closely behind him. he sternly cautioned icarus not to fly too close to the sun as it would melt his wings and not too close to the sea, as it would dampen them and make it hard to fly.
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It is because he want them to die and he wants to prove to Daedalus that he is not the best worker in their entire place, cause Minos is a cruel king.
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