Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

According to the legend, Boo Hags R similar 2 vampires, but they gain sustenance from a person’s breath. They R red & have no skin. In order 2 B less conspicuous, they will steal a victim’s skin & wear it like clothing. The hag will generally gain access 2 the home through a small crack or hole, then position themselves over the victim 2 suck their breath. This act induces a dream-filled sleep. An expression sometimes used in SC is “don’t let de hag ride ya.”

from Etsy

ACEO Limited Edition Giclee- The Selkie

Selkies (also known as silkies or selchies) are mythological creatures found in Faroese, Icelandic, Irish, and Scottish folklore. The word derives from earlier Scots selich, (from Old English seolh meaning seal). Selkies are said to live as seals in the sea but shed their skin to become human on land. The legend apparently originated on the Orkney and Shetland Islands.

from Generation Exorcist

Monster of the Week: The Asasabonsam When we... - generationexorcist

Monster of the Week: The Asasabonsam. When we think of vampires, we often envision the European type, not realizing that there are all types of vampires throughout the world. One of the more interesting variations of the vampire myth is a creature known as the asasabonsam. The asasabonsam is a peculiar vampire derived from Ghana lore. The Republic of Ghana is located along the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. The word “Ghana” means “Warrior King.” The legend of the ...

(Art by bloodhound-omega) Legend of Isa Bere and King Samba Dragon Origins- Guinea Isa Bere was a big dragon that lived in the mountains of Futa Jallon (Fouta Djallon). The dragon had a very large stomach and would drink from lakes and rivers. The dragon saw the river Niger and wanted quench its never ending thirst causing a drought in West Africa. The young King Samba fearing for his people’s lived went to fight Isa Bere along with his bard Tarafe. The battle was long and painfully la...