Qhat god or goddess is the sacred pyhon associated with in  "Things Fall Apart?"

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The scared python of Nigeria seems to be accepted as a god unto itself. In some cases it is associated with the god of war, but also the goddess of fertility. Whatever the case, killing a sacred python was considered a serious offense. In "Things Fall Apart" a Christian convert kills a sacred python and that results in the villagers ostracizing the Christians in order to punish them for their crime against a god.