In this critically acclaimed and sensual fairy tale, can a woman sacrificed to a snake god learn to love her non-human husband?
For five hundred years, a giant snake god has lived in the ancient mountain. Miyo, an unlucky woman from the nearby village, is offered as tribute to the great snake. Miyo fears that she will be devoured, but the snake treats her like a wife rather than a meal. His flicking tongue vibrates through gentle words, as his powerful slithering body wraps around hers in an embrace. What does it truly mean to be the bride of a beast?