Take four coins and paint the backs of them black. Throw the coins and note how many heads are turned towards or away from you. Then roll a die to determine the verse from the Rhapsodic Theogony of Orpheus which you must hear.
I – FFFF
1: Long did he ponder.
2: None has an unchanging destiny laid upon it, but all must go full circles.
3: As we draw in the air we gather to ourselves divine soul.
4: The insolent are brought down below Kokytos to the chilly horrors of Tartaros.
5: These things keep in thy mind, dear son, and in thy heart.
6: Well knowing all the things of long ago.
II – BBBB
1: The souls of beasts and winged birds when they flit away.
2: Conspiring with Kronos and his other brethren.
3: This is now the twelfth voice of those I heard from thee.
4: ‘Twas thou that said it.
5: And thee thyself, far shooter, would make my witness.
6: They were born from Earth and from the blood of Heaven.
III – BFFB
1: Throughout the misty darkness.
2: And it moved without slackening in a vast circle.
3: With golden wings moving this way and that.
4: Uttering the voice of a bull and of glaring lion.
5: Female and Father the mighty god Erikepaios.
6: Cherishing in his heart swift and sightless Eros.
IV – FBBF
1: The key of mind.
2: An awful daimon.
3: But all the others marveled when there burst upon their gaze the unlooked-for light.
4: He built for the immortals an imperishable house.
5: The genitals fell down into the sea.
6: A great yawning gulf on this side and on that.
V – FFBB
1: There was no limit to it, no bottom nor foundation.
2: All things were in confusion.
3: Holding in her hands the noble scepter of Erikepaios.
4: He granted to Night to have the gift of prophecy wholly true.
5: He cast them into Tartaros, deep in the earth.
6: Seven fair daughters and seven kingly sons.
VI – BBFF
1: Okeanos who winds about and enfolds the earth with his swirling streams.
2: Titans of evil counsel, with overweening hearts.
3: For powerful though the were they had set themselves against a mightier foe.
4: Burdens to the earth.
5: Whose counsels never perish.
6: Then circling seasons the year brought forth.
VII – FBBB
1: And the spirits of Rivalry and Beguilement together took her up in their arms.
2: At this time Okeanos kept within his halls, debating with himself to which side his intent should lean.
3: He held the body of all things in the hollow of his own belly.
4: Whether he should maim his father’s might and do him wanton injury.
5: Then bind him.
6: Of four and twenty measures.
VIII – BBBF
1: And Justice, bringer of retribution, attended him, bringing succor to all.
2: Out of their fatal insolence and reckless pride.
3: With their inexorable hearts and lawless spirit.
4: All things one and each one separate.
5: Drunk with the works of loud-murmuring bees.
6: Zeus is head, Zeus is middle, and from Zeus all things have their being.
IX – FFFB
1: She is called by the noble name of Arete.
2: That she might be for him the accomplisher of great deeds.
3: Therefore together with him all things in Zeus were created anew.
4: A world which has many mountains, cities, and mansions.
5: That it may return in a month as much as the sun in a year.
6: And the honourable works of nature are steadfast.
X – BFFF
1: These things the Father made in the misty darkness of the cave.
2: All that was to come to pass.
3: Thou shalt bear splendid children.
4: And he was called sweet child of Zeus.
5: Only the heart, the seat of thought, did they leave.
6: Seven parts of the child in all did they divide between them.
XI – BFBB
1: All the immortal blessed gods and goddesses rejoiced.
2: He took in his hands the glorious daimon.
3: Perform the mystic rites.
4: With four eyes looking this way and that.
5: Fair Ide and her sister Adrasteia.
6: For he was wroth with his mother, and yet more with his brethren.
XII – BBFB
1: Under the weight of stern necessity.
2: Instead of one stock of wine they put in its place three.
3: Many are the wand-bearers, but few the Bakchoi.
4: How am I to establish my proud rule?
5: Plying the loom, an unfinished toil, flowery.
6: Performing mighty acts.
XIII – FBFF
1: Until Rhea should bear a child to Kronos in love.
2: He lay with his stout neck lolling sideways, and all conquering sleep overtook him.
3: So as the year completed its circling course.
4: Unmarried and all untried in child birth she resolves its issues.
5: He mingled with his own limbs the power and strength of the god.
6: All come out of each other in the succeeding generations.
XIV – FFBF
1: Water is death to soul, and soul to water.
2: Yearning to be set free from their lawless ancestry.
3: Of all the springing herbs with which mortals have to do on the earth.
4: Vain and foolish and improvident.
5: For there is no worse, no more terrible thing than a woman.
6: To cease from the circle and have respite from evil.
XV – FBFB
1: Men will dispatch full hecatombs in all the seasons of the year.
2: He remained sitting in his halls.
3: From water comes earth, and from earth water again.
4: For thou hast power in these things.
5: Set free from grevious pain and endless sting of frenzy.
6: He took and divided.
XVI – BFBF
1: Without wit to perceive the approach of evil.
2: Close the doors, you uninitiated.
3: Mother, highest of the gods.
4: Taking the brazen cymbals and tympanon of goat hide.
5: Counterfeit images.
6: Then great Chronos fashioned in the divine Aither a silvery egg.