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Red Man

The French say that a red man commands the elements, and wrecks off the coast of Brittany those whom he dooms to death. The legend affirms that he appeared to Napoleon and foretold his downfall.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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