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Lugh

For the Celts, who lived in central Europe, Lugh was a Sun god. The underworld god Balor was his grandfather. Balor was the leader of the Fomorii. The Fomorii were evil people. According to a prophecy, Balor was to be killed by a grandson.

To stop the prophecy from coming true, Balor tried to kill his grandson. Lugh miraculously survived. He was secretly raised by the god of the sea ,Manannan, and became an expert warrior.

Balor had an evil eye capable of killing whomever looked at it. Lugh threw a small magic stone into Balor's eye and killed Balor.

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