Originally Posted by Tog Tan
Wow! You know about the Orang Minyak
? Where are you from? Not my area, I suppose...
Coming to the Orang Minyak
, they were the original nasties in the kampong coming into the houses at night to steal things. The black grease which they smear on their naked body helps them from being caught cos they are so darn slippery!
I'm from Malacca actually.
Some stories from back in the old days told about the Orang Minyak meditating under banana trees, favoring Pisang Raja Udang for its supposedly mystical properties.
Some note: Supposedly the 'magic' practiced by those Orang Minyak requires them to rape 40 virgins to completely master, triggering the fear of many many village folks.