By Carol K. Mack, Dinah Mack
Watch your again! . . . the right way to spot and determine demons and different subversive spirits . . . And what to do next.
Demons, fairies, and fallen angels are all over. They lurk at crossroads, crouch in the back of doorways, cover in bushes, slip into beds, wait in caves, hover at weddings and childbirths, hide themselves as pals, relatives-even hide themselves as you. they're strong; they're protean; they're spell binding. And, to the uninformed, they can be invisible. This illustrated guide-the first of its kind-reveals the awesome diversifications of the demon and fairy species around the world. choked with lore approximately each one demon, detailing its origins, the tradition surrounding it, and its reputed antics and exploits, A box consultant to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels, and different Subversive Spirits is an interesting exploration of worldwide mythologies. excellent for the armchair visitor and the intrepid, pro demon-spotter alike, this entire advisor to subversive spirits deals a behind-the-scenes examine the devilish mishaps, impish irritations, and demonic devastations that punctuate our lives.
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The Rusalka seemed almost sad to part, but summer was over and she had to leave for her home in a nearby stream. Her husband pleaded with her not to leave him until she agreed to leave her address. The poor man felt so dispirited after she'd gone that he roamed the woods holloweyed and grew thin, for he couldn't eat. Finally he bravely approached her stream and dove straight to the bottom to find her. She was waiting for him and embraced him hungrily. " He managed to make the sign of the cross, and instantly he found himself back in his own village, a wiser but sadder man.
He asked her to marry him and she accepted. For months they were blissfully happy. The Rusalka seemed almost sad to part, but summer was over and she had to leave for her home in a nearby stream. Her husband pleaded with her not to leave him until she agreed to leave her address. The poor man felt so dispirited after she'd gone that he roamed the woods holloweyed and grew thin, for he couldn't eat. Finally he bravely approached her stream and dove straight to the bottom to find her. She was waiting for him and embraced him hungrily.
Rusalki), a charming, amphibious lake/river species, is best sighted on a clear night when the moonlight reflects off her long pistachio green hair. With delicate pale skin and comely features, she is as much a temptress as any of her saltwater cousins, but she can also shape-shift into toad, frog, or fish with alacrity. The original Rusalka is a Russian underwater princess who lives in a palace at the utmost depths of the river or lake. She is always on the alert for a mortal playmate to share her palatial digs.
A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels and Other Subversive Spirits by Carol K. Mack, Dinah Mack