He is the back-up death deity for when Ah Puch is on vacation. He is a shadowy figure, befitting a God of Darkness. Nobody seems to know what he looks like in the daytime, and you can’t see him in the dark either. His eyes are even covered by a black stripe like a cartoon burglar for extra anonymity.
Among the cognoscenti of Maya research he is known as God A’ – that’s an A followed by an apostrophe. You can pronounce this A Prime. Possibly the least evocative name for a death deity ever.
Equated with Vucub Caquix, he may be Ah Puch’s apprentice or even Ah Puch himself wearing a different hat. Nobody seems to know what he looks like in the daytime, and you can’t see him in the dark either.
Little is known of Kam — his existence is hinted at by codex glyphs but his attributes and personality remain a mystery. But he does appear to favor death by violent means — such as stabbing, decapitation and Maya Chainsaw Massacre. His favorite is decapitation. In fact he likes beheading so much he’s always doing it to himself.
Kam Facts and Figures
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Akbal, Akbul, God A', Uac Mitun Ahau, Uacmitun Ahau
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
In charge of: Death
Area of expertise: Death
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 2146
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Article last revised on May 16, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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