Dolos (or Dolus) was the god or daimon of trickery, cunning deception, craftiness, guile, and treachery. He was a companion of Prometheus, the titan of crafty council and The Pseudologoi (lies). His female counterpart was his sister Apate, the goddess of fraud and deception. Dolos is the son of Nyx and Erebos or of Gaia and Aether. He might have been apprentice to the titan Prometheus.