Apparently she lived on an island — or possibly was the island — and secreted eels about her person in a way which only a lover or a dedicated customs officer could have detected.
These eels were deadly, but TANGAROA, not willing to risk his anatomy, managed to lure them out. A marriage proposal followed shortly thereafter.
Article last updated on 29 January 2014
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
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Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Faumea: Oceanic Goddess of Fertility (Oceanic mythology) ." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 22 September 2014.