He has gone to sleep for six thousand years. When he wakes up, the end of the world will come.
What we don’t know is when he went to sleep. He has dozed his way out of our references and internet searches reveal only Malaysian black ants and a number of radio stations.
According to dear old Brewer’s Dictionary and several slightly baffling Victorian travelogs, Kiackiack is idolized in Bago (formerly Pegu) in Myanmar. Which is famous for its huge sleeping Buddha statue, the Shwethalyaung Reclining Buddha. Coincidence?
Meanwhile, his name sounds very similar to the Kyaikkhauk Pagoda, also in Myanmar. Could one of these be the mysterious Kiackiack? We will have to sleep on it.
Kiackiack Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Kiack, Kiakiack, Kiak-Kiak
Area or people: Burma/Myanmar, Malay
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Destruction
Area of expertise: Destruction
Good/Evil Rating: NEUTRAL, may not care
Popularity index: 157
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Article last revised on November 18, 2018 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.