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Mestra

by Micha F. Lindemans
The daughter of the Thessalian ruler Erysichthon. Her father was tormented by an insatiable hunger and, to buy more food, sold her into slavery. She appealed to Poseidon, who had taken her virginity, for assistance, and Poseidon granted her the power to change into any shape she wished, thus enabling her to escape her new master. When her father discovered her ability he sold her many times thereafter.

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