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The Cyclops is from Greek mythology and was originally storm gods Brontes (Thunder), Sterops (Lightening), and Arges (Thunderbolt). They are noted for only having one eye in the centre of their foreheads and been giants many times the height of man. They were great smiths and helped the Greeks. It was said that they fashioned Zeus's lightning bolt. Eventually the Cyclops was seen as a cannibalistic and brutish they were feared and shunned.