Hercules was the great hero in Greek myths due to his 12 great achievements. However, it was tribulation that produced the hero.
" One who wants to wear the crown, bears the crown."
There's no choice for Hercules to choose. All he could do was to undergo the misery and become stronger.
Common with Hercules' life, there are challenges in our lives as well. The difficulties in our lives are ordeals given by destiny, in the meanwhile, they are the chances to make us stronger and better.