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Which Badass Mythological Goddess Are You?
In Greek mythology, Artemis is the goddess of the hunt, an unmatched archer, and a lover of nature. She preferred not to be disturbed by men: One time, a man found Artemis in the forest and watched her for a while like a creep, and when she found out she turned him into a deer and had her dogs tear him to shreds. So do NOT fuck with Artemis.
The Hindu goddess Kali has many different birth stories. In one, she's born out of another goddess's rage on a battlefield and immediately starts eating demons and stringing their heads together onto a necklace. In another, she is born when a horrible demon begins terrorizing humans and can only be defeated by a woman, and Kali kicks his demon ass. In pretty much every case, Kali slays demons and wears a skirt made out of dismembered arms, so she's nobody to fuck with.
The Egyptian warrior goddess Sekhmet had two sides, one aggressive and one benevolent. She could unleash plague and pestilence on those who wronged her, but she was also known as a great healer and the patron deity of physicians. In one legend, she went on a bloody rampage and could only be calmed after drinking so much beer that she passed out drunk. She also had the head of a lion, so that's pretty cool.
In Babylonian mythology, Tiamat is a great sea dragon who births a new generation of gods. But then the young gods are all noisy and annoying so she decides to kill them. Relatable, right? Anyway, after an epic battle Tiamat eventually loses and is split in half, with one half of her body becoming the ground and her other half the sky. So really, even though she's killed she becomes EVERYTHING.
In Norse mythology, Hel is the goddess who presides over the underworld (also named Hel). She's mysterious as fuck and a stone-cold badass; little is known about her and her expression was described as difficult to read. In one story, she keeps the god Baldur in Hel because he couldn't get every single person in the entire universe to weep for him.
In West African mythology, Oya is the goddess of wind and storms. She's said to be a fierce warrior and a protector of women, and can summon hurricanes at will. However, she is also considered the spirit of the Niger River, and therefore represents the flow of time and bringing of life. Basically, you want to be on her good side.