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Civatateo

by Ryan Tuccinardi
These Mexican vampires date back to the of the days of the Aztec and are believed to be the servants of the gods. Thus, they have the magical powers of a priest. All civateteo are noblewomen who died during childbirth and have now returned to earth. These creatures stalk travelers at crossroads and lurk in temples or churches. They are terrible to look upon, shriveled and as white as chalk. Often a death's head or other glyph is painted on their clothes or tattooed on their flesh.

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