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Indrik the Beast

by Cyril Korolev
In Russian folklore Indrik the beast is a miraculous beast, the lord of animals. He lives on "the saint mountain" and treads there where no other foot may tread. When he stirs, the Earth tremble. This beast has two horns, he rules the water with snakes and crocodiles. According to a legend, Indrik has rescued people from a drought.

His name is a distorted version of the word "unicorn".


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