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Anansi Falcon

The Falcon is the second antagonist Anansi encountered in the folk story "Anansi and His Sons".

Background

After Anansi was freed by his four sons, a falcon was soaring into the air. It grabbed Anansi with its beak, which made the six sons get surprised about their father in danger. The fifth son threw a stone when the falcon is flying away. The sixth son is used as a cushion to save Anansi from falling down. The falcon is never seen after that.

Trivia

  • In the BBC adaptation, the falcon is replaced by an eagle.