Contributed by: The Complete James Bond Movie Encyclopedia by Steven Jay Rubin

The sign of the Octopus Cult, an old secret order of female bandits and smugglers that is revived by the title character in Octopussy. Magda (KRISTINA WAYBORN) has one of these tattoos on her buttocks. Octopussy‘s (MAUD ADAMS) barge flies the symbol on its pennant. The blue-ringed octopus, of the genus hapolochaena, produces a venom that is usually fatal in seconds.


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