Hephaestus is a Greek God and son of Zeus and Hera. He is the God of the Forge, Fire, Metalwork, Craftsmen, Smiths, and Artisans. When he was born, his mother was disgusted by his ugly appearance and threw him off Mount Olympus. As such, he walks with a limp. Hephaestus is married to the goddess Aphrodite, and they have several children together: Eros, Anteros, Hymenaeus, and Harmonia. Hephaestus is also the father of the demigod, Leo Valdez through the mortal woman Esperanza Valdez.