The Huntress

The woman is variously a wood-wife (Germany or Switzerland), a mermaid (W. Jutland), one of the “hulder-folk” (Sweden), or an elf (Denmark). The hunter chasing the woman always appears as a solitary figure. The theme of this supernatural hunt seems to have little connection with the damned lord leading a group of hunters. It is … Read more

Indian ghouls

Vetala Aka: Baital, Baitala, Betail The vetala is an evil spirit in Indian folklore who haunts cemeteries and takes demonic possession of corpses. They make their displeasure known by troubling humans. Victims reanimated by a Vet├ála would always have their hands and feet pointed backwards. They can drive people mad, kill children and cause miscarriages … Read more