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Psychopomp

A psychopomp is in mythology, a supernatural being who conducts the soul in safety to the afterworld. Psychopompoi are universal in myth and lore. In…

Cairn

A cairn is a heap of stones used as either a memorial or grave markers. As memorials, cairns mark burial sites and protect both the…

Corpse Lights

Corpse Lights are phosphorescent lights seen floating about the air at night, which are believed to be harbingers of death. They are white, red, or…