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Nix (plural: Nixen, female version: Nixie) are malicious water creatures, often confused with mermaids due to both their siren nature and their occasional half-human, half-fish form. “Nix” comes from the […]

Posted August 16, 2011


Imps are small demons, who have the same attributes as magical familiars (I will do a separate post on familiars) and djinn. (Click Here to read post on Djinn) Folklore […]

Posted July 26, 2011

Will o’ the Wisp

Will o’ the wisps are balls of light, usually blue, that appear over marshes and bogs. Some people believe they are the spirits of the dead, barred from Heaven and […]

Posted April 27, 2011


The Jotun (Jotan, Joten, Jotunn, Jotunar, Jotnar) are primordial giants who represent the elements. They include the Air Giants (Hrimthursr), the Ice Giants (Thursar), the Mountain Giants (Bergbui and Bergriser), […]

Posted April 9, 2011