Origin: Slavic, Lithuanian
Characteristics: Loyal to their mother, kind, and good
Habitat: With their mother, Saule, in a castle at the far end of the sea beyond the slippery slope of the sky mountain
Powers: Make flowers grow, inspire warmth toward and loyalty for their mother the sun goddess
The most beautiful of all the meitas was Ausrine, the Morning Star (aka Saules Meita, Valkyrine). She was raped by her mother's husband, Menuo the moon god. Saule grew enraged when she heard of her husband's sin and attacked him, viciously scarring his face and making certain the moon hides his face in shame from the sun.