Masks cover the face, hiding emotion and personality, like the hood of a medieval executioner or as in traditional Japanese theater. A mask may allow its wearer to emphasize one facet of themselves, or submerge themselves and perform acts that are totally out of their character. They also protect the wearer (like ARMOR) from actions of their own and others. Animal masks typically signify a union with the animals themselves, a type of return to the state of paradise.

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