littlestpersimmon: In Philippine folklore, O…

littlestpersimmon:

In Philippine folklore, Oryol the naga was said to be the most terrifying being inside the forest of monsters. Queen of the fearsome mermaids called the Magindara, Oryol was unstoppable, and  Handiong was a beloved king who was set to slay Oryol, knew this.

 Though they battled, Handiong and Oryol came to the realization that they were equals in skill, and stopped and grew to admire each other, and eventually fell in love.