In Norwegian folklore there are tales of the Bergkonge. If translated, the name means Mountain King. The creature is known to seduce women, and according to myth, the creature brings them with him into the mountains. These women are disappear, and are never seen from their families again. The Mountain King is described as a handsome man covered in a cape made of leaves with nothing under it, but sometimes transform into a lizard creature.
- Could be a man from a minority ethnic group. The Gypsies, for example, have a lot of mythology about themselves and their origins that are completely false, and were created by the Europeans, who were ignorant of them. In reality, this ethnic group originates from India, but according to European mythologies, they came from either Egypt, Turkey, China, the insides of the earth, Africa, or even the North Pole (some Russian accounts).