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Fairies: Legends and Lore of the Fairy From Europe
Possible Fairy from the Unseelie Court?
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Vodnik - When a man or boy falls into a lake or pond and drowns, their spirit becomes a VODNIK. He’s green, bloated, scary and very unfriendly.
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Hand-painted Restore "Shan Hai Jing" rare ancient beast _ _ Tencent culture
a drawing of an octopus with green eyes and a flower on it's head
BOSHI 猼訑 Three hundred li farther east is Foundation Mountain, where much jade can be found on its south slope and many strange trees on its north. There is a beast here whose form resembles a goat with nine tails and four ears, with its eyes on its back. It is called the Boshi. Wearing part of it from the belt will prevent fear.
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primeval camouflage beast
Chullachaki - Short and ugly, these shapeshifting faeries guard the fauna and flora of jungles and forests across South America, and will attack those who break cultural taboos or abuse the forest's resources. They have been known to transform into a potential victim's loved ones or hunting target, and lure them into the forest. Sometimes, the creatures challenge hunters to a fight, and those who refuse will be cursed with bad luck.
four different images with the names of people in them
Norse Mythology |Popular Goddesses
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greek goddesses | iris, styx, nike, chione, dion, demeter, hestia, eos, ate
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Mythical Icelandic Creatures: Hrosshvalur
The Hrosshvalur then. This is a horse/whale combination wreaks havoc in the seas around Iceland. It will strike its horse-like tail on the seas surface, in order to create lethal waves to drown seafarers and overwhelm boats. It has a funky red mane, but it’s not clear why. It’s also known to ‘neigh’ like a horse. Next time you are on a boat near Iceland, and hear a neigh, put on your life jacket. A Hrosshvalur is watching.
a drawing of a creature with spikes on it's head and claws in its mouth
Brucha (Irish) - Pets of the Horseman of Famine, these carnivorous porcupine horrors with iron quills love to destroy food sources like orchards, their quills are often teeming with rotting fruit, dead poultry and worse. They also use their iron quills as weapons towards their enemies and when stung by one the victims will often end up very sick.
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In Slavic mythology, the word “zmey” , is used to describe a dragon, the masculine form of the Slavic word for "snake", which are normally feminine. In Romania, there is a similar figure, derived from the Slavic dragon and named zmeu. A zmey is generally an evil, four-legged beast with few, if any, redeeming qualities. Zmeys are intelligent, but not greatly so, often demanding tribute from villages or small towns in the form of maidens (for food), or gold.