From Greek mythology, one of the Graiae. These three gray women had only one eye that they shared by passing it amongst themselves. They live on the farther shore of Ocean. Their names are Pephredo (dread), Deino (alarm), Enyo (horror). Their sisters are the Gorgons.

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