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La Cegua (from Nahuatl, cihuatl, woman), also known as Segua or Tzegua, is a character from Central American legends, a spectral being who materializes at night on lonely roads, asking for help to take her to a nearby town. The ghost usually appears to womanizing men in the form of a very beautiful woman, which later transforms into a monster with the head of a horse.

Legend

Once upon a time, a young lady known for her recklessness, indulged her life into parties, her mother saw what she does, and tried to stop her, before the young lady could slap her mother, a repulsive black arm held the punch, cursing her to become the repulsive spectre that she is nowadays. La Cegua is a sinister entity known for attacking lonely men by first using her charm and later scare them when they saw that they brought a gruesome spirit inside their car which will murder them in gruesome, agonizing and terrible manner.

The only way known to defeat her and escape alive is using mustard seeds and throwing them in front of her, so she will begin to recollect them, in that moment the victim could run and escape.

Personality

Known as a dreaded figure, La Cegua is a terrible spectre who torment the lonely paths from Central America. Before she turned into a monster, she was known for being cruel, cold and reckless, it was after being cursed that she develoved the true monster that was inside her, willing to kill whoever got in her way, La Cegua is one of the few spirits of Latino-American legend that is known for being feared and respected.

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