Deep, dark, empty of hope and full of terror.
The ultimate void.
The insatiable one.
It will devour all that is created.
No evil. No blessing.
End to every beginning.
Devouring away to make room.
Devouring away so it all can be made anew.
Most often, Cipactli has been described as a sea demon or monster looking like a crocodile, at times showing some toad and fish features.
In Aztec cosmogony, this asexual sea monster is considered as original source, the start from where the cosmos was created. The Aztecs held the belief that the Earth was created from the destruction of this large sea demon, who, in time, was created by the four original gods.
The story of creation, accor...
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