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Leyak

by Micha F. Lindemans
On Bali, a Leyak is a person who lives a seemingly normal live, except that at night he wanders on the cemetary where he steals the entrails of the corpses. If necessary, he will even take the entrails from sleeping people. These he uses to make a potion that allows him to change himself into a tiger.

They reputedly have the ability to change shape from a monkey to the demonlike figure of Rangda.


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    Leak

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