In folklore traced back to medieval legend, a succubus (plural succubi) is a female demon or supernatural being appearing in dreams who takes the form of a human woman in order to seduce men, usually through sexual intercourse. The male counterpart is the incubus. Religious traditions hold that repeated intercourse with a succubus may result in the deterioration of health or even death.
In modern fictional representations, a succubus may or may not appear in dreams and is often depicted as a highly attractive seductress or enchantress; whereas, in the past, succubi were generally depicted as frightening and demonic.
Antimatzist wrote:A Succubus? Really? Well, then she did hide her presence well and didn't slaughter all men in the army, because I'm pretty sure Succubi are demons who want to eat human flesh.
Wikipedia wrote:Not all succubi were malevolent. According to Walter Mapes in De Nugis Curialium (Trifles of Courtiers), Pope Sylvester II (999–1003) was involved with a succubus named Meridiana, who helped him achieve his high rank in the Catholic Church. Before his death, he confessed of his sins and died repentant
Hirathien wrote:Problem is, as far as I know Castlevania: Symphony of the Night was released 1997, Suikoden in 1995.
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