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Prince Acacitli and the Lion-Headed, Dragon-Bodied Monster

A myth submitted to the site by Alfie Beckham Collins

Aztec city, Mexico

Long long ago lived a handsome prince called Acacitli who lived in a huge palace in Mexico which was made out of gold. He was very brave and strong and was the second son of Citlali. His dad was very evil. The palace was as big as a mansion and his two brothers were always bullying Acacitli. They thought he was a baby. As soon as Acacitli walked past the girls they all screamed.

The village he lived in was being attacked by an enormous lion headed, dragon bodied monster. He wasn`t just attacking houses and little village, he was attacking children and humans and even other animals but then Acacitli went to find the lion headed, dragon bodied monster and on his way he travelled across a body bogy swamp and then had to climb the slippery snowy mountain. He kept falling back down but then a little bird said “I have a message for you, the princess is waiting for you to save her, she has been locked up by your father and is being held prisoner by the lion head dragon bodied monster."

Then they saw a little house, it was the gods house Tezcatlipoca the god of magic then he asked Tezcatlipoca for some magic powers and a sword and then set off to kill the lion headed dragon bodied monster in his cave where chained up and to kill him and save the princess and to stab him in the heart and put him to sleep and at that moment he saw the beast and Acaliti charged at him and stabbed him in the heart.

Then the huge, smelly beast fell to the floor and died in a puddle of black, gooey blood.
He rescued the princess called Anacuona had a big party and got married and lived happily ever after.

The message of this myth is good always overcomes evil.

By Alfie Beckham Collins
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