Lajabless is said to be the bride of the devil or depending on the story just an agent of the devil. According to the folklore of St.Lucia, Martinique, Dominica, Guadeloupe and Trinidad and Tobago, she appears to her male victims as a beautiful young woman who is lost on the road. Some myths has a hiding her corpse like face under a big hat Her long dress hides the fact that she has one human foot and one cow’s hoof. She casts spells on her victims to lead them into the forest, then disappears. The man, confused, lost and scared, runs around the forest until he falls into a ravine or river to his death. Or some stories say she seduces her victims and lead them to their deaths.
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Princess O’Nika Auguste is from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. She has a BA in English Literature from Grambling State University, a Masters of Divinity concentrating in New Testament from Gammon Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center, and is attending Claremont School of Theology obtaining a Masters of Arts in Biblical Languages and Biblical Studies. She hopes to obtain a PhD. in New Testament and Early Christianity. She also has taken graduate classes in education and considers herself a feminist-womanist. She is a poet, a writer, a theologian and a scholar. Some of her writings can be read on the feminist site Christian Feminism. While studying at the Interdenominational Theological Center Princess gained an interest in Biblical Studies with consideration of ethics and the treatment of women in the Biblical text. She is also a pop and cultural critic fascinated with Beyonce, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Solange Knowles and tries to incorporate popular culture in her work. Princess has interest in the early church fathers and their influence on sexuality, sex and marriage. View all posts by Princess