09 Mar 2022

In Japan, Deadly Stone Cracked Open, Demon Allegedly Released

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Gekko, The Nine-tailed Fox Disguised as Tamamo No Mae, 1896.

New York Post:

As if the world doesn’t have enough problems, people are now worried that an evil demon locked in a rock for almost 1,000 years is on the loose.

The so-called ‘killing stone’ that kept the malevolent spirit imprisoned all this time has split in two, sending believers into a state of panic.

Japanese legend has it that anyone who comes into contact with the rock will die.

According to mythology, the volcanic rock – officially called Sessho-seki – is home to Tamomo-No-Mae, aka the Nine-Tailed Fox.

The demon apparently took the form of a beautiful woman, who was part of a plot to kill Emperor Toba, ruler of Japan from 1107 to 1123.

Located in the mountainous northern region of Tochigi, near Tokyo, the rock is something of a tourist hotspot – but now visitors are fearful.

Some speculate that the evil spirit may have even been resurrected to wreck havoc once more.


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Malevolent 9-tailed fox takes the form of a beautiful woman.
May have been resurrected (interesting word choice) to wreck havoc,once more.
Well,if she wrecks havoc,that’s a good thing.
If she wreaks havoc,we are in for a very bumpy ride.


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