Riffing off of yesterday, this is an even better case of something from folklore existing.
Musashibo Benkei shows up in a lot of stories, prints and plays, a larger than life character with larger than life wants and deeds. The story goes that when he wanted a bell for his new monastery, he simply took one from nearby Onjo-ji, dragging three tons of bronze bell up Mt. Hiei by himself. Either he couldn't get it to actually ring or it made a sound a lot like "take me home," depending on which story you hear. Benkei decided he'd had it and threw it back down the mountain.
The bell's still in Onjo-ji, with scratches supposedly from the incident.
Faerun's "Four Gods of Fury" are all about storms, heavy weather and devastation. They're intended to be patrons of groups which good-aligned PCs might oppose. They are left to right, Umberlee goddess of hostile currents, Malar the Beastlord, Talos the one-eyed god of storms, and Auril the Frostmaiden. Mostly I was trying to be less cowardly about having big areas of black.
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