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  • East Asian East Asian (culture)
  • Undead Undead (attribute)
  • Forest Dweller Forest Dweller (attribute)
  • Deadly Deadly (behaviour)
  • Vampires Vampires (common type)

A terrifying creature from the mythology of Malaysia. She was once a woman who was disturbed in the forest. She ran so fast that her head fell off and her stomach tore from her body. The head had life in it and it moved to the stomach and attached itself. It then floated in the sky and flew off to suck blood from children.

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