Central American - An Aztec war-god. Brother of Quetzalcoatl, some say. It is said that on one occasion he went to Tollan with Tezcatlipoca who fascinated the inhabitants by displaying a tiny infant (who was in fact, the god Huitzilopochtli) dancing on the palm of his hand. Many died in the crush to see this marvel and the remainder, angry at the loss of their friends, killed both Tezcatlipoca and the infant. The bodies then gave off a stench that killed many thousands of the Toltecs and more died when they tried to remove the bodies. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Tlacahuepan.

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