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The Chinese goddess of the Moon, Changxi (Hengnge or Henge)—the Lunar Toad—is protected by the moon after she steals and swallows an immortality herb from her husband Yi (see Yi), the Excellent Archer, who is known for shooting down nine of the ten suns that used to pass the sky one after the other each day (see Chinese entries).

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