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Author: The Troth

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("The Shadowy One" or "She Who Strikes Fear") Sgathach or Skadi. Irish/Scottish. Warrior woman and prophetess. The Goddess of martial arts. The destroyer aspect of the Dark Goddess. A great sword warrior and instructor. Patroness of martial arts, prophecy, blacksmiths and magic. Native to the Isle of Skye. Living in Albion (Scotland). Taught the martial art to Cuchulainn. Also, like her daughter Uathach ("The Very Terrible") his lover. Seductive female warrior with red hair, with a combination of leather and lace, silk and metal. Apparently, Scathach has often been mixed up with Skadi or Skadhi.

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