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My answer is Ladon, a creature from Greek mythology. Ladon is a hundred-headed dragon that guarded the Garden of the Hesperides as well as the golden apples that grew on the tree there. "Ladon was given several parentages, each of which placed him at an archaic level in Greek myth: the offspring of "Keto, joined in heated passion with Phorcys" ...


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δράκαινες is simply the Nominative plural form of δράκαινα (drákaina), which is composed of δράκων (drákōn, “dragon”) +‎ -αινᾰ (-aina). From Byzantine Greek δράκαινα (drákaina), feminine form of δράκων (drákōn), i.e. a female dragon. In Greek mythology, a drakaina is a female serpent or dragon, sometimes with humanlike features. It is not recorded to be a ...


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"Life force" is a rather vague criterium. Many mythologies do not have this concept. The only ones I'm aware of outside of Abrahamic mythology are Eastern mythologies: Prana in Hinduism Qi in East-Asian Medicine, Martial Arts and Daoism There are no myths about creatures consuming Prana or Qi. Judaism, Christianity & Islam: Incubi & ...


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