Yofune-Nushi

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  • East Asian East Asian (culture)
  • Aquatic Aquatic (attribute)
  • Reptilian Reptilian (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)
  • Sea Serpents Sea Serpents (common type)

Yofune-Nushi was an enormous Sea Serpent that preyed upon the people of Japan. Yofune-Nushi was appeased by by being offered a girl every 13th June. One girl named Tokoyo was left to be eaten by the creature. She had however, hidden a knife in her skirt. When the serpent came close, and opened its jaws to devour her, Tokoyo whipped out the knife and stabbed out its eyes. Yofune-Nushi flung its head back screaming in terror and collapsed to the floor. The serpent withered in agony and died of its wounds.

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