"A vampire lives in a constant state of desire and disgust. Their nature often revolts them, but they don’t have the will to deny their indulgences. There’s the killing, but there’s also the pleasure, the sensuality, the lust. The sheer ecstasy of it all."
death, various mythologies The concept of death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of history. Every culture has their own depiction of Death, be it a personification or an entity — or even a god or goddess who represents as much. Such as the Keres (violent death) and Thanatos (death) in Greek lore. The Morrigan, in some texts, for Irish mythos. And so on.
Starchildren | the girl who cried constellations: have you heard the legends of the old gods? she’s older. have you heard of how the sun and the moon are brother and sister? she’s closer. you haven’t heard of how she spontaneously came into existence and immediately began punching holes in the night sky. she saw the bright light behind the dark, and created masses of dust and ice in its name.
WENDIGO Demonic creature from the legends of the Algonquian peoples. Malevolent, cannibalistic, strongly associated with winter, the North, coldness, famine, starvation. Gaunt, emaciated, with the ash grey complexion of a corpse. Symbols of gluttony, greed, excess. Never satisfied after killing and consuming one person, they were constantly searching for new victims. The most frequent cause of transformation into a wendigo was resorting to cannibalism.
Banshee: A female spirit in Irish mythology, usually seen as an omen of death & a messenger from the underworld. In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. In Scottish Gaelic mythology, she is known as the bean sìth or bean-nighe * is seen washing the bloodstained clothes or armour of those who are about to die. #myth
Secrets Rich and Strange: The Witches They found their inheritance locked in an attic box. Like their grandmothers before them, they learned; from book, from trial and error, from teachers. They live with us but are not one of us. They are manipulators of the world around them, and masters of their own fate.