Hermes is a son of Zeus and a titan’s daughter. When he was born he went off to cause mischief he Stoll his brothers sacred cows there were twelve of them. He sacrificed two cows to the twelve Olympian gods including him as the twelfth. When Apollo found out he stormed into the cave that Hermes was living in and demanded that he return his cows. Of course he denied ever stealing the cows Apollo chased Hermes all the way to Olympus. Zeus told Hermes to show Apollo where the cows were and he had to do as his father ordered. Ever since the brothers have been the best of friends.