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Erlking

Erlking

Region of origin: Germany

A woodland spirit said to be king of the elves, goblins and other fae folk of the forest, and sometimes equated with leaders of the Wild Hunt such as Herne and Woden. 24 more words

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Glaistig

Glaistig

Region of origin: Scotland

The faun-like glaistig is said to be a protective spirit of shepherds and their livestock, but also been attributed with using their beauty and songs to lure travelers away from their paths and drink their blood. 6 more words

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Huldufolk

Huldufólk

Region of origin: Iceland

The Hidden People who live in rocks and hills of the Icelandic countryside, the Huldufólk live fairly comparable, albeit extra-dimensional, lives to contemporary Icelanders, many of who still try to maintain an amiable relationship with their invisible neighbors. 6 more words

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Jimmy Squarefoot

Jimmy Squarefoot

Region of origin: The Isle of Man

A wandering man with a boar’s head which you think would be the more defining characteristic but no let’s name him after his bandaged feet which are vaguely square-shaped at best, that’s what we’ll do… 6 more words

Folklore

On Corgis: The Fairy Dogs?

I have never been much of a dog person, having always preferred cats since I was very young, but corgis have always been one of my favorite dog breeds, even if I was chased by more than a few of them as a child. 217 more words

Faeries

Faebled Faerie Wishes

Give careful watch when things go lost,

That’s the fair folk taking their cost

For faeries savor the jest in tricks,

And once they’ve gotten out their kicks… 59 more words

Creative Writing

The Journal of Cyrus O'Hara, XII

Pg. 73-76: “The Blue Hole”

February 3rd, 1885 – Deep in the heart of the Pine Barrens, there is a small lake that the locals call the “Blue Hole”. 96 more words

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