- Middle Eastern (culture)
- Humanoid (attribute)
- Hellish (attribute)
- Deadly (behaviour)
This was the first of the Djinns from North African mythology. It was created by the wind Simoon from the Sahara desert. Taranushi oversaw the actions of all the other Djinns.
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