A Japanese dragon who could cry jewels
Now and then even we need a break from the Gods, but we do like a good dragon. This is one of the best. With a black body, stringy beard and green glowing eyes, SAMEBITO was a fearsome monster indeed.But when he confronted a hero called Totaro while crossing a long bridge, he was anything but fearsome. Instead of attacking as expected, the soppy dragon pleaded to be given a home because the Sea King had thrown him out. Totaro took pity and installed the creature in his own lake.
Soon after, our hero fell madly in love with a girl but could not afford the bride price of 10,000 precious stones. Instead of going out and finding a better-paid job, he began to pine away. The tender-hearted dragon wept in sympathy for his master. How he cried — the tears flowed like rain. No, shiner than rain — more like hail. They didn't melt though. Mercy mercy — SAMEBITO was weeping jewels! Guess how many?
We just hope he got invited to the wedding. The End.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Location : Japan
Gender : Male
Type : Fabulous Creature
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
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