t h e g o r g o n s were three powerful, winged daemons named medusa, stheno, and euryale. while descriptions of gorgons vary across greek literature, the term commonly refers to any of three sisters who had hair made of living, venomous snakes, as well as a horrifying visage that turned those who beheld her to stone. of the three sisters, only medusa was mortal, and so it was her head which king polydectes of seriphos commanded the young hero perseus to fetch.
Medusa. Medusae are an enigma in Casavir, no-ones quite sure where they come from or why they are so very territorial. The few who wander the roads are seen as a reason to be cautious but polite, as they have not been responsible for the disappearance of the few souls stupid enough to antagonise the ones who don't like to go walking.
Medusa was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazing directly upon her would turn onlookers to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto,