In Ancient Greece everyone was a sucker for prophecies—even the gods themselves. So when Apollo’s Oracle foresaw the fall of Olympus by way of demigod, the entire pantheon was omnipotently quick to act.
The fix? Turn the halfling into a full-pledged god, complete with benefits. Because if there’s any lesson learned in their epic history, prophecies and the dead are all kinds of stubborn, and turning someone into a monster has gorgoned out of fashion. And because mythology.
And all the more reason why the nigh-omniscient lot might still be way in over their heads.