- Greek (culture)
- Giant (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
A Giant who is the son of Polypemon who killed the Greek hero Theseus. He is also known as Pityocamptes whose name means ‘Pine-Bender’ which he gets from the way he tortures his victims. He ties people to a pine tree which is bent backwards and tied to the ground with the person. He happily watches them get torn apart as the rope breaks and the tree swings back.
Also known as Pityocamptes.
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