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Rakkhosh and Ruin

One type of being that’s quite significant in Sayantani DasGupta’s The Serpent’s Secret is the Rakkhosh, a sort of human-eating monster that usually speaks in rhyme. The book also associates them with black holes, presumably an invention of DasGupta’s, although … Continue reading

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Krishna’s Corner

Before the Smurfs, the Blue Man Group, or the cat-people from Avatar, there was Krishna. Discussion of this deity is a little difficult due to the fact that different varieties of Hinduism see him in different ways. His original portrayal … Continue reading

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