Calatin Clan

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Calatin Clan

A poisonous multiform monster of Irish legend. The creature was composed of a father and his 27 sons, any one of whose weapons could, by the merest touch, kill a man within nine days. This monstrosity was sent against Cuchulain, who succeeded in catching its 28 spears on his shield. The clan, however, managed to throw him down and grind his face in the gravel. Cuchulain was assisted by the son of an Ulster exile, who cut off the creature's heads while Cuchulain hacked it to pieces.

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