They say fear lives in the human heart, but the truth is that fear lives in the wings of the half beast, teh full demon, that soars from the jungle at night. It flies in search, stealing away all peace of mind.
Another horrific mythical beast of the Philippines, is the Manananggal. An evil, man-eating and blood-sucking monster. Often described as hideous, scary, and — usually — female, it was considered the most dangerous for having the ability of severing its upper torso and sprouting huge bat-like wings to fly into the night in search of its victims.
The word manananggal comes from the Tagalog word tanggal (cognate of Malay tanggal), which means "to remove" or "to separate", which literally translates as "remover" or "separator...
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