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DAITJA

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Indonesian lore tells of a vampiric creature that is essentially a SUCCUBUS with eyes the exact shade of deep blue that the lotus has when it is in bloom. This creature is called a daitja.
Source: Making of America Project, Harper's New Magazine, vol. 10, 685; Suckling, Vampires, 29; University of the Philippines, Diliman Review, 413; Williams, The Historians' History of the World, 491
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