- Middle Eastern (culture)
- Aquatic (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
The Islamic name for the Leviathan. The Nun was a giant evil fish that is so vast it lives only in the Indian Ocean and carries the intent to destroy the world. It is believed that on the day of Judgement the Nun would fight the Behemoth in mortal combat. The flesh left from this struggle would provide food for the virtuous people who will survive judgement.
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