He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules - a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness - the temptations of life.
Falling in love and having a relationship are two different things.
Into the sky to win or die.
Knowledge of God's Word is a bulwark against deception, temptation, accusation, even persecution.
Edwin Louis Cole