“Watashi kirei?” she asks. Am I pretty?
Your answer will determine your fate. Say “No,” and she will cut off your head. Say nothing, and she will cut you in half. Say “Yes,” and she will give you scar, a cut from the corners of your mouth up to your ears, something called the Glasgow grin. The same scar, in fact, that she hides behind a surgical mask.
Her name is Kuchisake-Onna, the Slit-Mouthed Woman.