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Diwata: The Tale of Maria MakilingDiwata: The Tale of Maria Makiling by ~TrainerEM-Dustin
A long time ago, in a mountain overlooking the great lake of Laguna there live a woman whose youth seem not to fade nor perish. This woman, whom the local villagers had loved, was Maria.
Maria was no ordinary woman nor was she herself a human. She’s none other than the nymph who dwells the forested mountain of Makiling.
In a time in were people still took refuge in the arms of the earth mother and Christianity was a stranger them, the identity of Maria Makiling was comparable to a queen, let alone near the status of a goddess.
Her stories and adventures were of facts to her believers and amazement towards strangers. She was known and she was loved by many, but such bliss was never destined to last for long.
During her days, Maria would go to the villagers and famers below her mountain and befriend them all. She would heal ailments and give gingers of gold to the poor. Her generosity compares to no other and her beauty pars with it. There was no shortage of suitors t